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Telecommunications March listing by industry category 03/12

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03/29/2012 > 127 patent applications in 58 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120077430 - Transmitting device, receiving device, communication system, and method for operating a transmitting device and a receiving device: A transmitting device is provided for a communication system, which has at least one transmitting antenna, the at least one transmitting antenna being implemented to generate an emission field by emitting electromagnetic waves in an emission region. In addition, the transmitting device has a first ascertainment device, which is implemented... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120077433 - Communications system providing data transfer using selective wireless communications formats and related methods: A communications system may include a plurality of electronic devices each configured to wirelessly communicate via an NFC format and another wireless communications format(s). A first electronic device may have an NFC transfer parameter associated therewith, and may be configured to establish an NFC link with a second electronic device... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120077431 - Communications system providing personnel access based upon near-field communication and related methods: A security system may include an access control device associated with a personnel access position. The access control device may include a first Near-Field Communication (NFC) sensor, and a first controller configured to selectively grant personnel access based upon receiving a valid security code from the first NFC sensor, and... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120077432 - Mobile wireless communications device establishing wireless communication links based upon near field communication and related methods: A wireless communications system may include first and second mobile wireless communications devices each comprising a respective input device, wireless transceiver, near-field communication (NFC) transceiver, and controller coupled to the input device, wireless transceiver and NFC transceiver. At least one of the controllers may be configured to establish an NFC... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120077434 - Philip stewart royston: A near-field RF communicator which is operable to perform a polling process to initiate communication with another near-field RF communicator in near-field range, wherein the near-field communicator is configured to perform a detection process, having a lower energy requirement than a polling process, to determine whether a near-field RF communicator... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120077438 - Bluetooth headset for helmet having inter-communication function: A Bluetooth headset for a helmet having an inter-communication is provided. The Bluetooth headset includes a headset body configured to be mounted on a helmet, a microphone and a speaker that are configured to be installed on the headset body, a jog dial configured to be installed to perform a... Agent: Sena Technologies Inc.

20120077436 - Method and apparatus to transfer files between two touch screen interfaces: Systems and methods for configuring transferring a file between wireless communication devices are presented. The source device receives an input via a touch screen interface. It queries a destination device to determine if the destination device has received an input via the destination devices touch screen interface that completes a... Agent:

20120077439 - Method, system and wireless device for monitoring protective headgear: A wireless device includes a sensor module that generates sensor data in response to an impact to the protective headgear. The sensor module includes an accelerometer and a gyroscope and wherein the sensor data includes linear acceleration data and rotational velocity data. A device processing module generates event data in... Agent: Thl Holding Company, LLC

20120077440 - Method, system and wireless device for monitoring protective headgear based on power data: A wireless device includes a sensor module that generates sensor data in response to motion of protective headgear, wherein the sensor data includes acceleration data. A device processing module includes an event processing module that analyzes the sensor data to generate power data that represents power of impact imparted to... Agent: Thl Holding Company, LLC

20120077441 - Method, system and wireless device with power management for monitoring protective headgear: A wireless device includes a sensor module generates a wake-up signal and sensor data in response to motion of protective headgear, wherein the sensor data includes acceleration data. A device processing module generates event data in response to the sensor data. A short-range wireless transmitter transmits a wireless signal that... Agent: Thl Holding Company, LLC

20120077437 - Navigation using a headset having an integrated sensor: A wireless communication device is configured to communicate signals with a headset worn by a user. The headset includes a sensor that measures the orientation of a user's head to determine which direction the user is looking. The sensor sends that information to the user's device. The device uses the... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20120077435 - Tk wireless adapter: An adapter for providing wireless communication between a transducer and a computer. The adapter of the present invention includes a processor and a first connector operable for connecting the adapter to the transducer. The connector is in electrical communication with the processor such that the processor receives at least one... Agent: Dearborn Group Technology

20120077442 - Establishing communication between devices: A method for establishing communication between a plurality of devices, including obtaining communication protocols that the plurality of devices support, determining which of the communication protocols are common to each the plurality of devices, determining operational parameters that are associated with each of the common communication protocols, indicating which of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120077444 - Method and device for improved detection and analysis of partial discharge activity in and around high voltage electrical equipment: Apparatus for processing broadband impulses signals of low repetition rate includes a tuner for receiving broadband impulsive signals of low repetition rate and providing an output signal characteristic of the amplitude and spectral content of the received input signal. Resolution bandwidth filters coupled to the tuner output each have a... Agent: Doble Engineering Company

20120077443 - Monitoring apparatus: An monitoring apparatus according to an embodiment includes a first reception unit configured to receive a communication apparatus state transition notification indicating a state transition of a communication apparatus, a second reception unit configured to receive a network state transition notification indicating a state transition of a network, a determination... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120077445 - Wireless communication system, wireless communication method, base station apparatus, and terminal station apparatus: A wireless communication system includes a terminal station apparatus and a base station apparatus which transmits data to the terminal station apparatus using a plurality of component carriers that are communication frequency bands in which wireless communication is performed. The base station apparatus includes: a frequency band determination unit which... Agent:

20120077447 - Multimode transceiver for use with multiple antennas and method for use therewith: A wireless transceiver includes a plurality of antennas. A plurality of signal recovery circuits generate a selected number of received signals from a first subset of the plurality of antennas, based on a control signal. A receiver section recovers an inbound data stream from the selected number of received signals.... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120077446 - Self-testing transceiver architecture and related method: A self-testing transceiver comprises a receiver, and a transmitter including a power amplifier (PA) and a plurality of transmitter pre-PA stages. The plurality of transmitter pre-PA stages are configured to generate a communication signal at a receive frequency of the transceiver and the receiver is configured to process another communication... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120077448 - Antenna with built-in filter and electronic device: Disclosed is an antenna with a built-in filter, the antenna being implemented in an electronic device, comprising: an antenna element; and a circuit board unit connected to the antenna element, wherein the circuit board unit includes: a filter circuit that filters input and output signals of the antenna element; and... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20120077449 - Radio frequency power amplifier: The present invention offers a radio frequency module having a radio frequency power amplifier and a directional coupler integrated in a multi-layer board, and in particular, a small, inexpensive, and high-performance radio frequency module, and a small and inexpensive wireless device equipped with the radio frequency module. The radio frequency... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120077450 - Power calibration under voltage standing wave ratio change by frequency sweep: A power calibration algorithm is performed on a wireless communication device, where power measurements are taken across frequency sweep at the output of the device and at a power amplifier of the device, to accurately track voltage standing wave ratio impedance and errors associated with VSWR impedance. The measurements are... Agent:

20120077451 - Local radio mode for am/fm broadcasts: A vehicle radio includes a memory including normal mode memory locations and local mode memory locations. User preset buttons are each associated with a normal mode memory location, and local preset buttons are each associated with a local mode memory location. A radio controller selectively operates in local mode, wherein... Agent:

20120077452 - Ip2 calibration methods and techniques: Some embodiments of the present disclosure relate to improved techniques for performing IP2 calibration in receivers having two complementary data paths (e.g., i-data path and q-data path). In these techniques, one of the two data paths (e.g., the i-data path) is used to generate a reference signal for the other... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

20120077453 - Reducing non-linearities in a differential receiver path prior to a mixer using calibration: A receiver for a wireless device is described. The receiver includes a low noise amplifier that includes differential inputs. The receiver also includes a mixer coupled to the low noise amplifier. The receiver further includes second-order intermodulation reduction circuitry coupled to a stage subsequent to the low noise amplifier. The... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120077456 - Apparatuses and methods for handling of an equivalent public land mobile network (plmn) list: A mobile communication device with a wireless module and a controller module is provided. The wireless module performs wireless transmissions and receptions to and from a service network. The controller module obtains a list of Public Land Mobile Networks (PLMNs) equivalent to each other when attached to the service network... Agent:

20120077455 - Emergency communication and dispatching system: An emergency communication and dispatching system has an operating console and a plurality of 2-way radios. 2-way radios are carried separately by the staff on duty and communicated with the operating console or other staff. Of which, the operating console could receive the event information and pictures from the reporting... Agent: Unication Co., Ltd.

20120077454 - Emergency override of battery discharge protection: An apparatus, system and method for overriding battery discharge protection in a mobile communication device in the presence of an emergency communication. The method of overriding battery discharge protection in a mobile communication device comprises determining a measured battery voltage; determining an excess battery discharge condition, wherein further battery discharge... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120077457 - Wireless handset vehicle safety interlock: A method and device for controlling the operability of a transmitter on a mobile communications device by determining if the mobile communications device is located proximate to an operator's seat of a vehicle. A condition parameter of the mobile communications device may be determined. The transmitter on the mobile communications... Agent: Embarq Holdings Company, LLC

20120077458 - Module and a method for collecting non-declarative information and implemented by a telecommunications terminal: This information collection module implemented in a first telecommunications terminal comprises means for obtaining non-declarative information representative of usage of at least one first application of said first terminal; and means for communicating said non-declarative usage information to a presence server accessible by a second terminal in order to determine... Agent: France Telecom

20120077460 - Charging method and system for push-to-talk over cellular system: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a charging method and system for a Push-to-talk over Cellular (PoC) system. The charging method for a PoC system includes: after sending an initial online charging request to an Online Charging System (OCS), receiving an initial online charging response message that is sent... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120077459 - Controlling and enhancing handoff between wireless access points: A wireless device includes at least one processor operable to transmit authentication information to one of a plurality network devices associated with a first wireless hotspot; and establish an access session with the one of the plurality of access devices. Information related to the access session is saved in memory... Agent:

20120077461 - Method and system for preauthenticating a mobile node: A method of preauthenticating a mobile node in advance of a switch from a current point of attachment (CPoA) to a next point of attachment (NPoA) is disclosed. One or more preauthentication requests are received at the CPoA. The one or more preauthentication requests include a proxy assignment from the... Agent: Infosys Technologies Ltd.

20120077464 - Method for managing a status of a mobile station in a wireless network: Example embodiments relate a method for managing a status of a mobile station in a wireless network. The method includes receiving, at an accounting network element, a report message indicating a state change of the mobile station. The method may also include sending, by the accounting network element, a notice... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20120077463 - Reminders based on device presence: The disclosed subject matter relates to an architecture that can facilitate and/or transmit reminders based upon device presence techniques in connection with a wireless communications network. For example, when certain mobile devices register with a particular network entity (e.g., a femtocell) that services a particular target location (e.g., place of... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120077462 - User device identification using a pseudo device identifier: A system configured to receive a first request to generate a pseudo identifier associated with a user device; retrieve an identifier associated with the user device; and generate, using a mathematical function, the pseudo identifier based on the identifier associated with the user device, where the pseudo identifier may be... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120077465 - Voice messaging prioritization: A voice radio communication system prioritizes radio voice communications so that higher priority voice transmission is given precedence. The communication system comprises a transmitter that inserts a digital watermark into a voice communication. Software in a receiver decodes the digital watermark to determine a priority requested by the sender, and... Agent: The Boeing Company

20120077469 - Automated electronic messaging to a person with whom another form of communication is exchanged: A method of, within an electronic messaging client that communicates using a first form of communication, receiving from a user an input identifying a tag that identifies at least one communication session corresponding to a second form of communication. The tag can be processed to identify at least one electronic... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120077475 - Car finder by cell phone: A system for locating a vehicle may include a hand-held device and a communication device on-board the vehicle. The hand-held device may include a screen, and may be adapted to import a map and display a present location of the hand-held device on the map. The communication device on-board the... Agent: Denso International America, Inc.

20120077471 - Communication system, communication device mounted in vehicle, and switching apparatus: In a communication system for conducting wireless communication between communication units mounted in vehicles, workload information indicating a workload of a driver of each vehicle is generated. When a communication request for requesting communication is transmitted from the communication unit of a first vehicle, it is determined whether the workload... Agent: Denso Corporation

20120077473 - Communication system, information analysis device, and information analysis method: A communication system aimed at easily and quickly collecting data regarding macroscopic population distribution, and easily and quickly obtaining survey results. An RNC of a communication system includes a signal-counting module that counts the number of signals indicating a quantity of signals transmitted and received between a mobile station and... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120077467 - Conditional message forwarding functions: Systems, methods, and devices that can conditionally and/or automatically control message forwarding by communication devices are presented. A network message management component and/or handset message management component can monitor messages (e.g., short message service (SMS) messages) communicated between user equipment (UE) in a communication network, identify and/or intercept a message... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120077470 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling operation of a mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling operation of a mobile terminal are provided. According to one embodiment, a method includes: accessing a webstore; searching the webstore to locate applications that meet a predefined application recommendation condition; and controlling a display module to display an application selection screen to... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120077468 - Providing integrated service-entity premium communication services: Systems, methods, and devices that integrate a subscriber's communication services, including home wireline communication services, and a service-entity communication services are presented. User equipment (UE) is associated with a subscription for communication services, comprising wireline and wireless communication services, of a subscriber. The UE communicates with an enhanced service management... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120077472 - Technique for effectively providing a personalized information assistance service: A user may utilize a communication device, e.g., a wireless phone, mobile device or personal digital assistant (PDA), to contact an information/call center where an operator provides personalized information and communications services to the user in accordance with the invention. Such services include, e.g., providing individual listing information items on... Agent:

20120077466 - Techniques to wirelessly transmit data: Techniques are described to transmit multimedia content to a mobile station using a combination of a mobile/cellular network as well as a TV Whitespace (TVWS) network. Scalable video coding can be used to transmit a baseline layer of multi-media content using the mobile/cellular network and one or more enhancement layers... Agent:

20120077474 - Telephone initiated text message response system: A system for providing text messages in response to telephone initiated service requests that includes a multi-function code, such as “V” (star, pound), followed by an item code associated with a particular text message. Different item codes correspond to different text messages. The telecommunications switch recognizes the multi-function code as... Agent: Starpound Corporation

20120077477 - Mobile terminal and control method thereof: A mobile terminal and a control method thereof are provided. Contents displayed in a mobile terminal may be optimized for and displayed on a different mobile terminal in communication therewith. The method for controlling a mobile terminal includes: outputting previously stored contents to a first mobile terminal; and controlling a... Agent:

20120077476 - System and method for utilizing mobile telephones to combat crime: The system and method described herein may validate and trace currency serial numbers, which may be extracted from the currency with a mobile telephone camera. The mobile telephone may use a messaging service to transmit the extracted serial numbers to a data processing facility, which may then compare the serial... Agent: Theodore G. Paraskevakos

20120077479 - In-call contact information display: Call control information regarding a phone call that a user of a mobile communications device is currently engaged in with an individual is displayed on a screen. A request to display in-call contact information is received, and in response to the request the in-call contact information regarding the individual is... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120077478 - Supplemental information for mobile terminated mobile intiated calling: Availability of a call for a mobile device can be signaled over a data channel; to avoid unnecessary airtime charges, an audio channel for the voice call is setup only if a user of the mobile device accepting the call. Responsive to the user accepting the call, the mobile device... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120077480 - System and method for rotating a user interface for a mobile device: A system and method for determining the orientation of a mobile device for displaying a graphical user interface and for activating an audio user interface in response to an incoming call or outgoing call. For the graphical user interface, depending on the detected orientation of the mobile device, the graphical... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120077481 - Method and apparatus for remote controlling between mobile communication terminals: A method and an apparatus for storing a phone number through remote control between mobile communication terminals are provided. The method includes receiving a message including protocol IDentification (ID) information indicating a pre-arranged remote phone number storage protocol, determining whether a remote phone number storage function is active, comparing authentication... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120077482 - Provisioning applications for a mobile device: Methods and systems for provisioning an application for a mobile device are provided. A user may request an application. A request concerning the application is sent to a provisioning device. The request includes information concerning the mobile device and/or the user of the mobile device. The information is used to... Agent:

20120077484 - Device and method for transmitting random access control channel (rach) preamble: In a method for transmitting a radio access control channel (RACH) preamble, steps may include supplying power to a device, checking a base time offset for the device, generating a random time offset used to transmit the RACH preamble, and transmitting the RACH preamble based on the checked base time... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120077483 - Enabling interface aggregation of mobile broadband network interfaces: A network traffic associated with a communication request within a computing device can be identified. The device can comprise of a first and second communication stack which can addresses a first and a second network interface within the computing device. The first network interface can be associated with a mobile... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120077485 - Method and apparatus for determining downlink beamforming vectors in hierarchical cell communication system: Provided is a method and apparatus for determining a downlink beamforming vector in a hierarchical cell communication system. Small base stations may determine transmit beamforming vectors of the small base stations so that interference from the small base stations may be reduced in a macro terminal. A macro terminal and... Agent:

20120077486 - Method of low duty mode operation in a femto base station in consideration of a femto cell type: The present invention relates to a broadband wireless access system including a femto cell, and more particularly, to a method of low duty operation in a femto base station. According to one embodiment of the present invention, in a broadband wireless access system, a method of a low duty mode... Agent:

20120077488 - Location-based network selection method for a mobile device: A method for connecting a mobile device with one of a plurality of wireless networks, involves initiating a registration of the mobile device with one of the plurality of wireless networks. A geographic position of the mobile device is determined with respect to at least one of the plurality of... Agent: Metropcs Wireless, Inc.

20120077487 - Method, location service apparatus and system for acquiring a cell position and locating a cell: The present invention provides a method, location service apparatus and system for acquiring a cell position, relating to the field of mobile communications. The method comprises the following steps that: a location service apparatus receives, from a first terminal, a locating request including an identifier of the cell where the... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120077489 - System and method for relaying an origination request from a home location register to a service specific service control point: A method for relaying a call message requiring a particular service from an MSC to a service logic unit, involves the steps of receiving a service request trigger to provide a particular service at the MSC from a subscriber. The call message requiring a particular service is transmitted from the... Agent: Metropcs Wireless, Inc.

20120077490 - Mobile communication method, control device, and exchange: In a mobile communication method according to the present invention, in a communication start procedure of a mobile station cams on a femtocell, acquiring, by an exchange 20, a frequency of the femtocell and a femtocell ID for uniquely identifying the femtocell which are held in a controller 10, storing,... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120077491 - Method and apparatus for scanning amongst two-way radios: A method and apparatus for scanning amongst two-way radios is disclosed. The method includes applying a scan probability index (SPI) to each member of a scan list, the SPI indicating a likelihood of channel activity. The SPI is dynamically updated by a variety of processes. Members are loaded from the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120077492 - Method for categorization of multiple providers in a wireless communication service environment: A communication device locates a preferable wireless service provider in a multi-service provider environment using a frequency band search schedule. Initially, the communications device registers with a less preferred service provider in a first frequency band. While remaining registered with the less preferred service provider, the device examines several frequency... Agent:

20120077495 - Adaptive data communication control method and portable device for supporting the same: A method and a portable device for supporting an adaptive data communication control are provided. The device includes a memory unit, a control unit, and a radio frequency unit. The memory unit stores a table that contains data communication setting information corresponding to each service operator network. The control unit... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120077498 - Method and apparatus for accessing old network through temporary id of evloved network: A method is provided for accessing a legacy network, such as a 2G/3G network, through a temporary ID of an evolved network. User Equipment (UE) adds Mobility Management Entity (MME) information for uniquely identifying an MME accessed by the UE on an evolved network to an access message sent to... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120077494 - Mobile communication device having plurality of subscriber identification module (sim) cards and method for selecting public land mobile network (plmn) in the device: A mobile communication device including Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards, and various methods for searching for a Public Land Mobile Network (PLMN) for each SIM card, are provided. In one method, the device separately starts Home PLMN (HPLMN) timers according to corresponding HPLMN timer values stored respectively in the SIM... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120077493 - Notifications based on device presence: The disclosed subject matter relates to an architecture that can facilitate and/or transmit notifications based upon device presence techniques in connection with a wireless communications network. For example, when certain mobile devices register with a particular network entity (e.g., a femtocell) that services a particular target location (e.g., place of... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120077496 - Registration with a mobile telecommunications service provider: A method performed by a mobile device to register for cellular data connection service provided by a mobile telecommunications service provider. In one embodiment, the mobile device transmits a probe, through a wireless cellular network, to a main Access Point Name (APN), and the probe is configured to determine whether... Agent:

20120077497 - Wireless communication system and method of implementing an evolved system attachment procedure: A wireless communication system and method of implementing an evolved system attachment procedure are disclosed. The system includes a first core network and a second core network which is evolved from the first core network. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) sends an attach request message to the second core network.... Agent: Interdigital Technology Corporation

20120077499 - Mobile communication system, base station device, mobile station device, and handover method: A mobile communication system includes: a mobile station device; a first base station device to which an accessible time is set; and a second base station device. If the mobile communication system detects that a time according to the accessible time elapses and if the mobile station device is in... Agent:

20120077500 - Method and apparatus for supporting handover from lte/eutran to gprs/geran: A method and apparatus for handover of a dual mode wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) from an LTE system to a GERAN system uses measurements of the LTE and GERAN frequencies and a decision by a source evolved Node B to perform the handover. A GERAN access procedure includes PS attach... Agent: Interdigital Technology Corporation

20120077501 - Method, device, and system for deriving keys: Method, device, and system for deriving keys are provided in the field of mobile communications technologies. The method for deriving keys may be used, for example, in a handover process of a User Equipment (UE) from an Evolved Universal Terrestrial Radio Access Network (EUTRAN) to a Universal Terrestrial Radio Access... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120077502 - Method and evolved node base-station for avoiding occurrence of handoff between adjacent cell: A method and an Evolved Node Base-station (eNB) for avoiding an occurrence of a ping-pong handover between adjacent cells are provided. The eNB comprises: a statistics module, a storage module, a judging module and a parameter adjusting module. The method includes: during a statistics period, eNBs serving two adjacent cells... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120077503 - Methods and systems for automatic configuration of peripherals: Peripherals and data processing systems are disclosed which can be configured to interact based upon sensor data. In one embodiment, a peripheral, which is configured to be used h a data processing system, includes an interface to couple the peripheral to the data processing system, and at least one sensor,... Agent:

20120077504 - Super economical broadcast system: A super economical cellular communication system is provided. The system includes a plurality of base transceiver stations that define a plurality of respective cells. Each base transceiver station includes a phased-array antenna having six sectors arranged in a symmetric hexagonal configuration. Each sector has at least one group of vertically-arranged... Agent: Spx Corporation

20120077505 - Method and apparatus for performing fractional system selection by a wireless device: Techniques for performing fractional system selection by a wireless device are described. The wireless device may have at least one application that is active and a plurality of radios that are available for use. The wireless device may perform fractional system selection and map different portions of an application to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120077506 - Method and apparatus for selecting radios and mapping applications to radios on a wireless device: Techniques for selecting radios and mapping applications to radios on a wireless device are described. The wireless network may have at least one application that is active and a plurality of radios that are available for use. In one design, the wireless device determines requirements of the at least one... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120077507 - Preamble set separation for random access control in large scale cellular networks: A scheme for random access channel (RACH) configuration for a system that supports Machine-Type Communication (MTC) devices is provided. Upon receiving a random access configuration message from the network, the MTC device sends a random access preamble based on the received random access configuration message. The random access configuration message... Agent:

20120077508 - Radio resource management in mobile communication network employing private base stations: There is provided a solution for reusing radio resources opportunistically by private base stations to increase the overall capacity of the network. The solution is based on applying an uplink broadcast in a mobile communication, in which information representing a radio resource allocated by a base station to a user... Agent:

20120077509 - Service recovery method, apparatus, and system for a wireless communication network: A service recovery method for a wireless communication network is disclosed. The method includes: receiving a radio resource control (RRC) re-establishment request or a cell update message from a user equipment (UE); performing an RRC establishment process that is triggered by a non-access-stratum of the UE if the RRC re-establishment... Agent:

20120077512 - Allocating radio resources in mobile communications system: Transmitting information using a preamble of a Random Access Channel (RACH) in an Evolved Universal mobile Telecommunications System (E-UMTS) is provided. A preamble transmission is used to inform a base station of specific information when a terminal uses a RACH and the base station efficiently allocates radio resources for data... Agent:

20120077510 - Autonomous unlicensed band reuse in mixed cellular and device-to-device network: Methods, apparatuses, a system and computer program products are provided for autonomously reusing an unlicensed band in a hybrid cellular and device-to-device network. In accordance with an embodiment of the invention, an apparatus receives a request for resources from a terminal, and identifies available resources on an unlicensed band based... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120077511 - Method and apparatus for aligning interference using a feed forward index in a hierarchical cell communication system: Provided is an interference aligning method and apparatus that does not perform full feed-forwarding in a hierarchical cell communication. A macro base station may generate respective transmission beamforming vectors of macro terminals to null interference channels to pico terminals and to remove interference among the macro terminals. The effective interference... Agent:

20120077518 - Communication and control system using location aware devices for producing notification messages operating under rule-based control: A cellular telephone handset stores audio files previously recorded by the user as well as voice mail messages from other users and selectively transmitted selected ones of these files to the remote listener, or to the voice mail system of a remote user. Voice mail messages are composed, stored, transmitted,... Agent:

20120077517 - Mobile device, communication system and communication method: A mobile device and a communication method that enable to collect location information without imposing a load on the mobile device and the network. In the mobile device, a communication module receives a notification signal including a cell ID from a base station and a determining module determines whether the... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120077515 - Program of mobile device, mobile device, and method for controlling mobile device: A computer-readable recording device may store a computer program including instructions for causing a computer of a mobile device to operate as: (1) a selecting module that selects, based on first information, second information and third information, a particular device being substantially located in a specific direction indicated by the... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120077516 - System and method for sub-coherent integration for geo-location using weak or intermittent signals: A signal is received from a mobile device as multiple data samples. The received signal includes a first component corresponding to a known reference signal and a second component corresponding to an unknown channel impairment or an unknown noise. A sequence of blocks is formed based on the received samples.... Agent: Andrew LLC

20120077513 - Systems and methods for real-time location: An embodiment concerns the field of real-time location systems (RTLS) based on RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indication) measurements. An embodiment is based on determining the distances between wireless device of a network based on a model that describes the relation of the RSSI value relative to the packet exchanged between... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.r.i.

20120077519 - Transmitting and receiving apparatuses and methods using a differential cyclic delay diversity mimo scheme: Disclosed are a transmitting/receiving apparatus and method using a differential cyclic delay diversity MIMO scheme.... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120077514 - Wireless tracking system and method utilizing multiple location algorithms: The present invention provides a solution to mistaken location calculations based on multipath effects. The present invention determines a real-time location of an object in a facility using a combination of location algorithms, with a signal characteristic for a wireless signal from a communication device attached to the object received... Agent: Awarepoint Corporation

20120077520 - Method and apparatus for locating position of a mobile device in an assisted satellite positioning system: Method and apparatus for locating position of a mobile device in an assisted satellite positioning system is described. In one example, satellite measurement data is obtained from a plurality of satellites at a mobile device. Position of the mobile device is computed using the satellite measurement data. The position is... Agent:

20120077522 - Method and apparatus for determining roles for media generation and compilation: An approach is provided for determining roles for multi-device recording. A media platform determines one or more devices for generating one or more media items of at least one subject and then determines the respective locations of the one or more devices relative to one or more focal areas of... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120077521 - Method and apparatus for information aggregation around locations: An approach is provided for information aggregation around locations. An information aggregation platform determines one or more content items, the content items provided by respective one or more content sources. The information aggregation platform also determines respective location information associated with the one or more content items. The information aggregation... Agent:

20120077523 - User contribution based mapping system and method: A computer implemented user contribution method is provided. The method includes receiving identifying information from a plurality of users and receiving from the plurality of users indications of one or more geographic areas. A quality value of the one or more geographic areas is determined based on the indications of... Agent: Wavemarket, Inc.

20120077524 - Method, system, and software for geographically focused network advertising: A software based system and method of displaying location based information from an information site on a network by determining location data of a user of the location based information on the network. The location based information is generated based on the determined location data of the user; and generated... Agent: Heavy Hammer, Inc.

20120077525 - Paging windows for power conservation in wireless networks: Improved paging for wireless networks is disclosed. A wireless terminal clock is synchronized to a server clock. A paging window and a dormant window are set for communicating between the server and the wireless terminal using the synchronized time. The paging window and the dormant window are set using a... Agent: Jasper Wireless, Inc.

20120077529 - Apparatus and method for updating data in portable terminal: An apparatus and method update data in a portable terminal. The apparatus comprises a data update unit and a controller. The data unit is configured to manage information associated with the portable terminal and a request for an address book update transmitted from the portable terminal. The controller is configured... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120077526 - Dynamic text communication administration: A system for administering text communications may be configured to determine if an incoming communication that includes text meets any of various criteria and respond based on that determination. A reply may include information based on the criteria or information related to how other messages with the same or similar... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120077528 - Method to exchange application specific information for outgoing calls between two mobile devices: A user equipment (UE) comprising at least one component configured to send an indication message that indicates application information for a communications session, wherein the indication message comprises data to indicate application information to a recipient for display by the recipient during a communication session with the UE. Also disclosed... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120077527 - Network event identification and method of operation: A method and apparatus for detecting events in an electrical network is provided. The method and apparatus measure a plurality of electrical parameters on the electrical network. A precursor event is detected. The measured parameters are captured and analyzed. The precursor event is categorized and a plurality of notifications having... Agent: Consolidated Edison Company Of New York, Inc.

20120077530 - Wireless communication device and method for controlling beam to be transmitted: A controller controls the direction of a beam to be transmitted toward a correspondent wireless communication device to transmit a first wireless signal to the correspondent wireless communication device, and controls the direction of the beam within a predetermined shift from the direction of the first wireless signal, thereby transmitting... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120077531 - Joint user equipment scheduling and cluster formation for distributed antenna systems: A distributed antenna system comprises users; remote radio heads which are to be divided into clusters; and a central base station (CBS) including a CBS processor, a CBS memory, a user ordering module, and a user scheduling and cluster formation module. The user ordering module is configured to order the... Agent:

20120077532 - Method and apparatus to facilitate support for multi-radio coexistence: A coexistence manager may manage potential resource conflicts between radios, in particular between a Long Term Evolution (LTE) radio and between a Bluetooth radio. Coexistence manager decision units may be designed synchronously to occur at preset times, or asynchronously as needed by the respective radios. The decision units may be... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120077535 - Assigning radio channels in a wireless network: A method and apparatus are provided for assigning radio channels to a set of base stations in a wireless network, including determining a plurality of available radio channels that the set of base stations have at their disposal for communications, selecting at least one of the plurality of available radio... Agent: Wi-lan, Inc.

20120077533 - Method and network device for managing resource allocation: A method and network device for managing resource allocation in at least one network device of a plurality of network devices in a mobile telecommunications network including the steps of: determining at least one energy dependent parameter in relation to each of the at least one network devices; and using... Agent:

20120077534 - Wireless communication method and wireless device: According to one embodiment, there is provided a wireless communication method, including: a start step of performing a connection process with a second wireless device; a communication step of performing communication for a predetermined term in a first mode; a determination step of determining, in accordance with a communication status,... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120077536 - Collaborative group communication method involving a context aware call jockey: A system and method comprises establishing a group communication session between a first participant and a second participant. The method may include a dynamic point of control entity within the communication session. The dynamic point of control entity may be designated to operate in different roles and may have access... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120077538 - Device and method for controlling power in mobile terminal: A device and a method for controlling a transmission power in a mobile terminal are provided. The device includes an antenna set in an optimized state, a memory including a power control table that includes transmission power control data for satisfying a Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) standard in a state... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120077539 - Method and apparatus for uplink rate selection in the presence of multiple transport channels in a wireless communication system: Systems and methods for selecting data rates at which to transmit data over a primary uplink in the presence of one or more secondary uplink channels. One embodiment comprises a method including determining probabilities associated with numbers of attempted transmissions of data, determining the number of times pending data transmissions... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120077537 - Systems and methods of wireless power transfer with interference detection: Systems and methods of wireless power transfer system with interference detection disclosed herein detects possible excessive energy transfer associated with parasitic metal objects placed in close proximity with system coils by comparing power received on the receiving side of the system with the power consumed on the primary side considering... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20120077540 - Dual mode mobile terminal access to a wireless communication network: Providing a simpler mechanism to connect a dual mode mobile terminal to a wireless communication network. This is achieved by a method of connecting a dual mode mobile terminal to a wireless communication network using a mobile attachment mode or a fixed attachment mode. A first step (S10) is executed... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120077541 - Mobile phone device capable of changing to different network standards and realizing method: A mobile phone device includes: a mobile phone body circuit board, which is provided with slots of a predetermined interface, and modular wireless processing modules with different network standards, which are provided with pins of the predetermined interface; when one network standard is used, the pins of the modular wireless... Agent:

20120077544 - Apparatus and method for detection of radiation: Digital images or the charge from pixels in light sensitive semiconductor based imagers may be used to detect gamma rays and energetic particles emitted by radioactive materials. Methods may be used to identify pixel-scale artifacts introduced into digital images and video images by high energy gamma rays. Statistical tests and... Agent: Advanced Fuel Research, Inc.

20120077542 - Methods and arrangements employing mixed-domain displays: An image is encoded to define one or more spatial regions that can be sensed by a suitably-equipped mobile device (e.g., a smartphone), but are imperceptible to humans. When such a mobile device senses one of these regions, it takes an action in response (e.g., rendering an associated tone, playing... Agent:

20120077543 - Portable electronic device: When image data is displayed on the display portion of a conventional mobile telephone, characters cannot be displayed thereon, and thus the image data and the characters cannot be simultaneously displayed. In a portable electronic device according to the present invention, a cover member having a first display device (101)... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120077545 - Mobile terminal and control method: A mobile terminal includes a subscriber identification module (SIM) card unit to receive and store Internet Protocol (IP) device information including a local IP address of an IP device from a femtocell, and a control unit to transmit a control command to control the IP device using the local IP... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120077547 - Communication device: According to embodiments described in the specification, a method and apparatus for controlling a display of a mobile electronic device is provided. The method comprises: maintaining status data and application data in a memory of the mobile electronic device; controlling the display to provide a first interface comprising a representation... Agent:

20120077546 - Method and apparatus for customizing application protocols: An approach is provided for customizing application protocols. A protocol management module receives a request to execute an application at a device. The application includes a set of protocol features. The protocol management module determines one or more protocols for the application based, at least in part, on one or... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120077548 - Mobile phone case: A mobile phone accessory has an indicating function for receiving an incoming call or SMS to a mobile phone. The mobile phone accessory comprises a housing which is of a shape and size comparable to the mobile phone. The housing has a transparent or translucent plate and a compartment for... Agent:

20120077550 - Mobile terminal with at least two transducers: The invention concerns a mobile terminal with at least two transducers (LSm, LSs1, LSS2) used simultaneously as loudspeakers for stereophonic effect. According to the invention, one of said transducers is a main transducer (LSm) with a main working frequency band (Bm) corresponding to at least the phone frequency band, while... Agent:

20120077549 - Sports musicom headset: Slap switch (60) is a relatively large (ideally, four square inch) call answer button that allows easy answering of telephone calls, even if the wearer is in motion or wearing gloves that would render the operation of prior art call answer buttons difficult or impossible. Breakaway connector (40) is provided... Agent:

20120077551 - High-voltage tolerant voltage regulator: Circuits and methodologies related to high-voltage tolerant regulators are disclosed. In some implementations, a voltage regulator can be configured to be capable of being in a regulating state and a bypass state. In the regulating state, an input voltage greater than a selected value can be regulated so as to... Agent: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

20120077553 - Automatic recharging wireless headset: A wireless headset has a body, an ear clip, and at least two devices for converting at least two different sources of energy into electrical power. The body includes an RF integrated circuit in electrical communication with an antenna and a baseband circuit, the baseband circuit being in electrical communication... Agent:

20120077552 - Method of distributing to a user a remedy for inadequate battery life in a handheld device: The teachings relate to a method of distributing to a user a system to provide a remedy for inadequate battery life in a handheld device. The system comprises a modular hybrid-charger assembly operably connected to a device holder. The modular hybrid-charger assembly comprises a rechargeable internal battery connected to a... Agent: Ipowerup, Inc

20120077554 - Method and apparatus for reducing power consumption in mobile device: A method and apparatus capable of minimizing power consumption occurring when a mobile device is changed from a sleep state to a wake-up state by partially controlling on/off of a display unit and partial booting control of a system function are provided. The method includes detecting a change of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120077555 - Portable terminal: A portable terminal including a first body, a second body having a manipulation portion formed on one surface thereof, the second body being slidably connected to the first body such that the first body is moveable between a closed configuration covering the manipulation portion and an open configuration exposing the... Agent:

20120077556 - Integrated protective case with stand and attached extendable earbud piece assembly for portable electronic devices: The present invention relates to protective cases for portable electronic devices that include an extendable and retractable earbuds and speaker assembly accompanied by an integrated support structure so that the portable electronic device can sit upright and be used to listen and speak through. In particular, embodiments of the present... Agent:

  
03/22/2012 > 134 patent applications in 75 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120071084 - Coverage gap mitigation for wide broadcast area networks: Systems, methods, devices, and computer program products are described for wireless broadcast system provisioning. In such a system, there may be a number of wide broadcast areas. Within each wide broadcast area, there may be a number of local broadcast areas. Wide broadcast area content may be assigned to a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120071085 - Monitoring cellular radio access node performance: The technology described in this application provides a way for an O&M node or system to configure, monitor, and manage relay nodes efficiently. A base station serves a relay node in a cellular communications system that also includes the O&M node. A relay node O&M data context for the relay... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120071086 - Electronic equipment with separable communications elements and electronic system having the same: An exemplary piece of electronic equipment includes a first communications element and a second communications element. The first communications element includes a first housing, a first interface mounted on the first housing, and a first transceiver mounted in the first housing. The first transceiver is electrically connected to the first... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120071091 - Efficiency monitor for inductive power transmission: An efficiency monitor for monitoring the efficiency of power transmission by an inductive power outlet. The efficiency monitor includes an input power monitor, for measuring the input power delivered to the primary coil, and an output power monitor, for measuring the output power received by the secondary coil. The input... Agent: Powermat Ltd

20120071089 - Method and device for active load modulation by inductive coupling: A data emission/reception device by inductive coupling includes an inductive antenna circuit in which an antenna signal appears, a mechanism configured to for extracting a first periodic signal from the antenna signal, a synchronous oscillator receiving the first periodic signal and supplying a second periodic signal, and an active load... Agent: Inside Secure

20120071087 - Mobile wireless communications device including wireless-based availability detector and associated methods: A wireless communications system includes a wireless communications network and a plurality of wireless communications devices. The wireless communications devices are each configured to communicate via the wireless communications network. At least one of the plurality of wireless communications devices has a portable housing, a wireless transceiver carried by the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120071088 - Nfc card for handheld device: An NFC card includes an antenna circuit including an antenna coil having at least one magnetic axis, and at least one integrated circuit linked to the antenna circuit. The magnetic axis of the antenna coil is substantially parallel to at least one side of the card, and the card further... Agent: Inside Secure

20120071090 - Nfc card sensitive to eddy currents: An NFC card includes an antenna circuit including an antenna coil having at least one magnetic axis, and at least one integrated circuit linked to the antenna circuit. The magnetic axis of the antenna coil is substantially parallel to the plane of the card, and is at an angle of... Agent: Inside Secure

20120071094 - Communication through a composite barrier: The present invention discloses a system that implements data communications through a barrier composed of composite, layered materials. A low frequency electromagnetic signal is used to achieve acceptable channel losses as the signal passes through a composite barrier which may comprise materials with variable conductivity and/or permeability.... Agent:

20120071095 - Device arranged to use an electromagnetic link to replicate a serial port: e

20120071092 - Electronic device including actuator and method of controlling same for providing tactile output: A method of controlling an electronic device includes detecting receipt of an input, determining a response number in response to receipt of the input, and actuating an actuator of the electronic device a discrete integer number of times based on the response number.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120071098 - Improvements to short range wireless networks: m

20120071096 - In-vehicle apparatus: When connecting a multi-profile device by Bluetooth, an in-vehicle apparatus performs a MAP connection establishment process in succession to an HFP connection establishment process to have a MAP connection established earlier than a conventional timing, thereby reducing a waiting period before receiving a new message arrival notification from the multi-profile... Agent: Denso Corporation

20120071097 - In-vehicle apparatus: A control circuit of an the in-vehicle apparatus repeatedly performs a Bluetooth connection operation to connect to both of registered cellular phones and registered portable AV players in such a manner that, if an HFP connection has already been established to a cellular phone prior to an AVP connection to... Agent: Denso Corporation

20120071093 - Method and apparatus for identifying bluetooth connection between cradle and handhel data capture device: A method and apparatus for identifying a Bluetooth connection between a cradle and at least one handheld data capture device that includes a barcode reading arrangement or an RFID reader. The apparatus includes a cradle configured to accommodate a handheld data capture device detachably settled therein. The apparatus also includes... Agent: Symbol Technologies, Inc.

20120071099 - Portable device: When a first module and a second module of a plurality of modules 110 to 150 perform authentication processing through short range communication, the first module detects remaining capacity of its own battery 101. When the remaining capacity surpasses a predetermined level, electric power for use in performing authentication operation... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120071100 - Wireless communication system: A processing system is described that includes a wireless communication interface that wirelessly communicates with one or more wireless client devices in the vicinity of an establishment. The wireless communication interface receives a remote order corresponding to an item selected by at least one of the wireless client devices. A... Agent:

20120071101 - Methods and apparatus for reducing interference: A method and apparatus for reducing interference is provided. The method may include receiving an interference indicator from a station (STA), and determining a service period end time from the interference indicator. The method may further include terminating the service period at or before the service period end time, or... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120071103 - Multi-radio coexistence: A method of wireless communication includes adjusting a channel quality indicator (CQI) to compensate for coexistence interference experienced between communication resources (such as an LTE radio and a Bluetooth radio). The CQI may be set to zero, falsely indicating to a serving enhanced NodeB that a UE is out of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120071102 - Multiple-input, multiple-output cognitive radio: A wireless communication system and constituent wireless communication devices are provided to implement a distributed, cognitive radio approach to spectrum sharing. Under the distributed approach, individual wireless communication devices self-enforce negotiated agreements on usage of an available spectrum without intervention from a centralized authority. Particularly, individual wireless communication devices are... Agent: The Hong Kong University Of Science And Technology

20120071104 - Transmitter device, receiver device, and wireless communication system: With respect to a wireless communication system comprising a transmitter device 200, which is equipped with a function for performing inflated lattice precoding (ILP) on transmission data, and a receiver device 300, which receives a signal transmitted from the transmitter device and restores data, there is adopted a feature wherein... Agent:

20120071105 - Method and apparatus for remote detection of radio-frequency devices: Methods and apparatus for detecting the presence of electronic communications devices, such as cellular phones, are disclosed. In an exemplary method, a complex radio frequency stimulus is transmitted into a target area, and nonlinear reflection signals received from the target area are processed to obtain a response measurement. The response... Agent:

20120071106 - Reduced transmit power for wireless radio coexistence: In user equipments (UEs) with multiple radios, interference between those radios may be reduced by monitoring radio performance and adjusting aggressor transmit power levels to ensure victim and aggressor performance stay within desired operational levels. Various factors may determine when a reduced power approach is desired. Such factors may include... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120071107 - Over-the-air test: A simulated radio channel is shifted with respect to a plurality of antenna elements coupled with an emulator for communicating with a device under test by using different directions for the simulated radio channel in an anechoic chamber.... Agent: Elektrobit System Test Oy

20120071108 - Radio frequency signal control module and radio frequency signal controlling method: A radio frequency (RF) signal control module is provided. The RF signal control module includes a detection and control device detecting at least one radio coupling value in a transmission band according to a radio coupling signal and generating a control signal for controlling transmission power an RF signal to... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20120071109 - Harmonic control apparatus and related radio frequency devices and base stations: Harmonic control apparatus of radio frequency (RF) devices are provided including an active device. In particular, the harmonic control apparatus includes a complementary open-loop resonator that is integrated in a conducting pattern of the harmonic control apparatus, to produce a shunt resonator that is configured to act as a short-circuit... Agent:

20120071110 - Frequency offset correction: The invention relates to a radio-frequency circuit comprising: a control unit; and a phase-locked loop; wherein the control unit is arranged to determine an offset between an actual value of a reference frequency at the input to the loop on the basis of a measurement of the signal output from... Agent: St-ericsson Sa

20120071111 - Merged filter-transconductor-upconverter: In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a merged filter-transconductor-upconverter for use in a wireless communication device is provided.... Agent:

20120071112 - Power management unit for configurable receiver and transmitter and methods for use therewith: A configurable transceiver includes an RF receiver that generates a stream of inbound data from at least one received RF signal, wherein the RF receiver is configurable in response to a control signal. An RF transmitter generates at least one RF signal from a stream of outbound data, wherein the... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120071113 - Mobile wireless communications device including an electrically conductive, electrically floating element and related methods: A mobile wireless communications device may include a portable housing having a surface, a printed circuit board (PCB) carried by the portable housing, and wireless transceiver circuitry carried by the PCB. The device may further include an antenna connected to the transceiver, and at least one electrically floating, electrically conductive,... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120071114 - Digital-to-analog converter and wireless communication apparatus: According to one embodiment, a digital-to-analog converter includes a plurality of cells. Each cell includes a current source and a differential switch. The current source includes a first transistor arranged in a first region and connected to either a power source or a ground, a second transistor arranged in a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120071115 - Method of controlling rf transmissions to mitigate interference with critical care medical equipment: Various methods of mitigating RF inference with one or more critical care medical devices is provided, wherein a predetermined threshold energy acceleration value is associated with the one or more critical care medical devices that, if exceeded, will cause RF inference with the one or more critical care medical devices.... Agent: University Of Pittsburgh - Of The Commonwealth System Of Higher Education

20120071116 - Mu mimo support with highly directional antennas: In various embodiments, a network controller in a multi-user multiple input multiple output (MU MIMO) network may perform training for directional communications with multiple mobile devices. It may organize the mobile devices into different groups, with all the mobile devices in a single group able to communicate simultaneously with the... Agent:

20120071117 - Method for transmitting magnetic resonance signals with double frequency conversion: Front bandpass filters that are essentially transmissive only between a minimum frequency and a maximum frequency filter the magnetic resonance signals. Front frequency mixers mix output signals of each of the bandpass filters with a front LO frequency that is standard for all the magnetic resonance signals. Rear bandpass filters... Agent:

20120071118 - Data conversion using a serial interface clock in a power amplifier module: In a mobile wireless telecommunication device, a bidirectional serial interface is used to transfer a digital representation of an analog value from a first chip associated with a power amplifier module to a second chip. In an exemplary embodiment, circuitry on the first chip receives this clock signal from the... Agent: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

20120071119 - Gain-control methods of transmitter modulators: An apparatus comprising a plurality of switchable full step mixer unit cells, wherein each switchable full step unit cell is configured to, when the full step transceiver mixer unit cell is turned on, increase the gain experienced by an electronic signal by a full step increment, and wherein the step... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120071120 - Adaptive adjustment of active area for power amplifier: One embodiment of the present invention relates to a transmission circuit configured to dynamically adjust a number of active transistor cells within a power amplifier based upon a signal quality measurement determined from a feedback. The transmission circuit comprises a transmission chain having a power amplifier configured to provide an... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

20120071121 - Multi-conductor transmit antenna for magnetic communication systems: A magnetic communication system utilizing a multi-conductor transmit antenna is provided. Each of the conductors is supplied with an identical signal such that the magnetic fields generated by each conductor add together to create a like signal having an increased strength. Individual energy barriers are operatively connected to each conductor... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation

20120071122 - A/d conversion circuit and receiver: The A/D conversion circuit according to one aspect of the present invention includes: a first sampling capacitor; a first sampling switch; a buffer circuit; a second sampling capacitor; a second sampling switch; a first converter; a first reset switch; and a second reset switch. The first and second sampling switches... Agent:

20120071123 - Antenna system monitor: A system is disclosed for monitoring of individual frequency channels in an RF signal band by configuration of the electronic processor to operate the tunable filter to select desired channel sub bands. Measurement of forward and/or reverse-propagating fields within the selected sub-bands may be performed and corresponding power levels recorded.... Agent: Rf Industries Pty Ltd

20120071124 - Wake-up method for a multi-channel receiver and multi-channel wake-up receiver: A wake-up method for a multi-channel receiver comprises the following steps: checking for activity on every available channel by switching from one channel to the next thereby activating and subsequently deactivating one channel after the other; when activity is detected at least on one of the available channels, switching on... Agent:

20120071125 - Rms and envelope detector: Disclosed herein are power detectors and methods for detecting the average power level of an RF input signal and the voltage envelope of the RF input signal. Also disclosed herein are linear envelope detectors and methods for detecting the voltage envelope of an RF input signal.... Agent: Hittite Microwave Corporation

20120071126 - Communication transceiver having a three-line balun with power amplifier bias: A balun that includes a first conductor, a second conductor, and a third conductor. The first conductor has a first length. The first conductor also has a first end connected to a first balanced power amplifier output port. The second conductor has substantially the same first length. The second conductor... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120071127 - Automatic gain control device, receiver, electronic device, and automatic gain control method: An automatic gain control device includes an amplifier which amplifies an input signal based on a gain control signal, and outputs an amplified signal, a converter which converts the amplified signal into a converted signal having a value corresponding to an absolute value of the amplified signal, a peak detector... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120071128 - Multimedia emergency services: A system and method for remotely controlling one or more monitoring devices in a user's household in the event of emergency so as to more productively monitor the emergency situation on a real-time basis. The monitoring devices may include a number of multimedia instruments such as a telephone with an... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

20120071130 - Emergency call from a cell phone: The invention provides a portable communications apparatus which is useful for reporting positional status report to a user-selected recipient(s). Using a global-positioning-receiver (i.e. GPS) to generate a location indicia of the portable communications apparatus, and a pre-defined user-generated message with at least one user-defined recipient, the apparatus, when activated by... Agent:

20120071129 - Methods and apparatuses for transmission of an alert to multiple devices: A system for exchanging GPS or other position data between wireless devices for purposes of group activities, child location monitoring, work group coordination, dispatching of employees etc. Cell phones and other wireless devices with GPS receivers have loaded therein a Buddy Watch application and a TalkControl application. The Buddy Watch... Agent: Xone, Inc.

20120071131 - Method and system for profiling data communication activity of users of mobile devices: A method for profiling data communication activity of users of mobile devices, comprises sniffing traffic flows between a mobile device and the Internet through a cellular network; extracting a plurality of traffic attributes included in the traffic flows and associated with the mobile device; logging the extracted plurality of traffic... Agent: Radware, Ltd.

20120071133 - Apparatus and method for embedding searchable information into a file, encryption, transmission, storage and retrieval: A cell phone is disclosed for acquiring information to be transmitted to a receiving facility and for transmitting such thereto. A capture device captures information from an external source. A processor is provided for associating with the captured information a representation of the date and time of the capture of... Agent: Myport Technologies, Inc.

20120071134 - Automatic pairing of a telephone peripheral unit and an interface unit: System for audio communication comprising: a peripheral unit and an interface unit, wherein the peripheral unit comprises a microphone and a speaker, and the peripheral unit is connectable to a telephone via the interface unit, the interface unit having a unique interface unit device address, and the peripheral unit having... Agent:

20120071132 - Controlling, filtering, and monitoring of mobile device access to the internet, data, voice, and applications: Systems and methods for controlling, filtering, and monitoring mobile device access to the internet are disclosed. According to an embodiment a server is responsible for controlling, filtering and monitoring internet activity. For every request, the server interacts with back-end databases that categorize requests, and based on user/carrier/corporate settings, allow or... Agent:

20120071135 - Mobile terminal and method for locking message: A mobile terminal includes a storing module, a control module, and a locking module. The storing module is used for storing a plurality of messages. The control module is used for obtaining a message number corresponding to a message of the plurality of messages after determining the message associated with... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd .

20120071136 - System and methods for data communications in a wireless communication system: In one illustrative example, a mobile device receives from a relay services node an enable message which indicates a pending data message to be retrieved from a host service. The pending data message may comprise a body of text. Subsequent to the receiving of the enable message, a messaging application... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120071137 - System and method of recording, managing, and presenting voice greetings: According to one exemplary embodiment, a method and system for recording, organizing, and presenting one or more voice greetings is disclosed. The method or system can be implemented using software running on any of a variety of computing devices. The method and system can facilitate the recording and organizing of... Agent:

20120071138 - Systems and methods for providing context-based voicemail: Voicemail systems and methods for managing voicemail systems are provided herein. The subject voicemail systems provide a plurality voicemail greeting, each of which are associated with a context tag. The context tag can be, for example, a location, a device parameter, an account parameter, a network parameter, or any other... Agent:

20120071142 - Generation of multi-media ringtones from a friend's recent social data: A communications device includes a receiver to receive social data of a friend of a user of the communications device and an animator to animate the social data for playing on the communications device upon an occasion of a communications related triggering event between the user and the friend.... Agent:

20120071141 - Heterogeneous network access on devices with one or more network interfaces: A method for managing TCP flows in a mobile device adapted to connect to two or more wireless network types includes enabling connection to a number of networks of different types at the mobile device and executing a plurality of Internet-enabled applications on the mobile device. Each such application forms... Agent: Deutsche Telekom Ag

20120071139 - Method and system for activating services on a wireless terminal: A method and apparatus for setting a wireless terminal for a service are disclosed. The wireless terminal automatically sends identification information to a server by dialing a predetermined number. Upon receiving the identification information, the server finds customer information corresponding to the identification information, and determines one or more services... Agent:

20120071140 - Method for controlling mobile communications: A method for controlling mobile communications involves identifying an operator of the mobile vehicle, where the operator is associated with the mobile communications device. The method further includes recognizing, via a telematics unit in the mobile vehicle, a first in-vehicle trigger to initiate a vehicle data upload event with a... Agent: General Motors LLC

20120071144 - System and method for management of mobile device communication: A system and method for managing mobile device communication in an enterprise includes a device management agent and a synchronization agent in the mobile device. Information about the status of the mobile device is collected by the device management agent and the synchronization agent communicates the status information to the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120071143 - System and method for obtaining map coordinates to fixed location: A method for obtaining directions to fixed location such as a restaurant includes using a telephone to call a 411 directory, and providing a prompt to the caller during the 411 call to push a button on the telephone to download the GPS location of the restaurant. The GPS information... Agent: John L. Rogitz (25%)

20120071146 - Pattern based enterprise applications for mobile devices: A method is disclosed in which a server generates and transmits a reply to a mobile device via a wireless communication link in response to receiving a request from a mobile device. The reply includes first pattern information and data elements retrieved from a logical data model. The mobile device... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20120071145 - Pervasive contact center: Methods and systems that support the receipt of location data and/or touch data from a mobile communication device are provided. More particularly, a mobile customer service server is provided that can receive location data from or regarding a mobile communication device, and associate that location data with recognition data. The... Agent: Avaya Inc.

20120071147 - Method for call control when setting up a communication link: The inventions relates to a method for call control when setting up a communication link from a first calling terminal device, particularly from a mobile radio terminal device which logged into or associated with a first communication network, via one or more communication networks to at least one called terminal... Agent:

20120071148 - Method for establishing telephone connection to mobile-communication terminal where calling party controls how call is established: The invention relates to a method for establishing a telephone connection to a mobile communications terminal device (11) via a mobile communications network (5, 7, 9), with at least one mobile telephone number being assigned to the mobile communications terminal device (11), wherein a supplement i.e. prefix or suffix as... Agent:

20120071150 - Call management method for mobile phone: The present disclosure provides a call management method for a mobile phone. The mobile phone may be set with a preset period and a preset phone number. The mobile phone determines whether a call time of an incoming call is in the preset period. If the call time is in... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120071149 - Prevention of accidental device activation: The present application allows wake-up and unlock operations to occur using a single event, such as a single keystroke. Additionally, a check is made to ensure that activation was caused by human touch, not an object. In one embodiment, an area of a mobile device is designated as a wake-up... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120071151 - System and method for selectively restricting in-vehicle mobile device usage: Systems and methods are disclosed for computing various determinations at one or more mobile devices and/or central machines. In part, such determinations are computed based on analysis of one or more inputs originating at one or more sensors of one or more devices. Such determinations include determining an in-vehicle role,... Agent: Cellepathy Ltd.

20120071152 - No-cost mobile device messaging, such as for provisioning an application on a mobile device: An application stored in a mobile device is provisioned using provisioning data received from remote data storage via a network. Provisioning data is obtained at no cost to a user of the mobile device. In some implementations, the provisioning data is received after the mobile device requests to establish a... Agent:

20120071154 - Apparatus and method for communication: Apparatus and method for recognizing Global System for Mobile communication (GSM) signals are provided. The solution comprises obtaining as an input a sampled signal; determining the 8th order moment for a group of samples of the input signal corresponding to the length of one or two frames of a GSM... Agent: Anite Finland Oy

20120071155 - Method and apparatus for binding mobile device functionality to an application definition: In one embodiment, a mobile device renders a page on a screen thereof in response to the mobile device receiving a serialized page definition via a wireless communication link from a server implementing a CRM. The serialized page definition comprises first data and a first command that is bound to... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20120071156 - Method for modifying measurement configuration in long term evolution system and appartus thereof: A method and apparatus are disclosed for modifying measurement configuration in a Long Term Evolution (LTE) system. An Evolved NodeB (eNB) configures measurement configuration information of User Equipment (UE). If the measurement configuration information corresponding to a measurement identity of the UE is modified, indicating the UE to remove all... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120071153 - Receive signal processing in wireless networks: Among the various methods proposed to address interference problems in wireless networks, two promising ones are: Network Multi-Input-Multi-Output (often referred to as Network MIMO) decoding (which employs joint MIMO receiver processing of signals received at multiple antennas); and Multi-Cell Successive Interference Cancellation (MC-SIC). These methods have complementary strengths and limitations... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20120071157 - Method for mobile network coverage experience analysis and monitoring: In a telecommunications network including a plurality of mobile terminals, a system and method of providing an indication of network coverage in relation to at least one of the plurality of mobile terminals, the method and system being configured to: determine the occurrence of incoming call events in relation to... Agent:

20120071158 - Browser on test equipment: A portable telecommunication test set with a web browser incorporated therein is provided. A standard Hyper Text Mark-up Language or Wireless Application Protocol browser may be incorporated within the portable test set, allowing a network technician to access the Internet as well as other remotely-located sources of information to retrieve... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

20120071159 - Wireless transceiver with amplifier bias adjusted based on modulation scheme: An electronic device may contain wireless circuitry that transmits and receives radio-frequency signals through antenna structures. Power amplifier circuitry may amplify the radio-frequency signals that are being transmitted. An adjustable voltage supply may supply an adjustable power amplifier bias voltage to the power amplifier circuitry. The power amplifier circuitry may... Agent:

20120071161 - Band masking of self organizing cellular networks: This invention addresses a method of whereby a cellular base station can scan the radio band to identify radio channels that are not in use, then claim those un-used radio channels for use to transmit and receive radio signals. A plurality of such radio base station could then comprise a... Agent: Xg Technology, Inc.

20120071162 - Enterprise location discovery in dual-mode phones: As dual-mode phones move within a wireless network, they track which cell tower they are associated with, reporting this information to a mobility controller. The mobility controller builds a list of cell tower identifiers which are associated with the wireless coverage, and makes this list available to subscribing dual-mode phones.... Agent: Aruba Networks, Inc.

20120071160 - Refining femtocell coverage information with beacon transmitters: Systems, methods, devices, and computer program products are described for refinement of femtocell coverage area information in a wireless communication system, particularly in context of a femto-proxy architecture. Zones may be defined within a femtocell coverage area using beacon sources, and a zone map of zone signatures may be defined... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120071163 - Method and apparatus to enable a ue to return to a wireless network after failure to obtain service: Techniques for enabling a user equipment (UE) to return to a wireless network after failure to obtain a particular service (e.g., voice service) are described. The UE may determine that the wireless network does not support the particular service at a first location (e.g., the current UE location). In response,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120071164 - Mobile communication system, core network node selection method, and base station and mobile station used therefor: A mobile communication system in which a plurality of base stations and a plurality of core network nodes are distributed in a plurality of areas, wherein a source base station or a mobile station in a handover procedure of the mobile station transmits information for selecting a core network node... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120071165 - Method and device for improving network discovery and selection: The present invention provides a method for improving Network Discovery and Selection suitable for a UE which is moving into a new TA, which comprises: receiving, by a MMF, a TAU request including the new TA from the UE; allocating, by the MMF, a new TA List according to the... Agent:

20120071166 - Method and apparatus for providing seamless call handoff between networks that use dissimilar transmission methods: Call handoff from an 802.1x network to a cellular network, and vice versa. A wireless device that has both cellular and 802.1x capability detects the strength of a cellular signal and of an 802.1x signal. If a call is taking place over the 802.1x network and the strength of the... Agent:

20120071167 - Method and system for controlling cell reselections on a computing device: A method and a system for controlling cell reselection on a computing device are disclosed. The method comprises detecting the mobile device operating under a potential over-shuttling reselection condition, and making a determination as to whether the mobile computing device operation is operating under the over-shuttling reselection condition based on... Agent:

20120071168 - Bandwidth management for a converged gateway in a hybrid network: Systems and methods for integrating bandwidth management (BWM) equipment into a network in order to manage the use of bandwidth over multiple radio access technologies (RATs) relating to communications between a wireless transmit receive unit and a mobile core network (MCN). When integrating itself into the network, a BWM server... Agent: Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.

20120071169 - Method and apparatus of physical cell identifier allocation: A method and apparatus of allocating a Physical Cell Identifier (PCI) is disclosed in an embodiment of the present invention allowing different cells to operate on different frequencies while eliminating or reducing risk of PCI conflicts. Thereby PCI allocation is provided that is effective also in a multi-frequency environment.... Agent:

20120071171 - Apparatus and method for query processing of moving object in mobile communication system: A mobile communication system process a query of a location-based service. More particularly, an apparatus and a method reduce communication processes for an unnecessary query by expanding a resident domain with a query type. The apparatus includes a server for expanding a resident domain comprising a query to be operated... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120071173 - Device specific tracking area identity lists: A method and system for providing a User Equipment (UE) (101) with a Tracking Area Identity (TAI) list during a Tracking Area Update (TAU) procedure. The TAI is UE specific and is based on a visitation history (305) of the UE (101). If a pre-existing visitation history of the UE... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120071172 - Integrity monitoring in a position location system utilizing knowledge of local topography: A system for and method of deriving a position estimate of a receiver from a plurality of parameter measurements is provided. Each measurement is derived from a correlation function, which in turn is derived by correlating a signal received at the receiver with an identification code uniquely identifying a transmitter... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120071170 - Method and server for estimating position of mobile node: A position estimation server estimates the position of a target mobile node by using position information of a minimum number of anchor nodes knowing their position, distance information estimated between mobile nodes or between the anchor nodes and the mobile nodes, and connectivity information.... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120071174 - Methods of locating data spots and networks and user equipment for using the same: Methods determine data spots in a network by identifying a transmission resource and its characteristics so as to determine geography of a data spot. Users are then directed to, locate, and/or move to the data spot and retrieve desired content. Users may be directed to the determined data spot, with... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20120071175 - System and method of performing location analytics: A system and method are provided for associating location data from one or more unique sources. The place and time of a unique location enabled device are associated with stored demographic information relating to the particular place and particular time. The place and time of the unique location enabled device... Agent: Sense Networks, Inc.

20120071176 - Base station apparatus, edge user estimation method, and program: A base station apparatus that estimates whether or not each terminal device belonging to a communication cell of the present apparatus is present in an end area of the cell. The apparatus includes a reception device that receives from each terminal device, transmission power information which indicates transmission power of... Agent:

20120071177 - Method of discontinuous reception and wireless communication device in wireless communication system: A method of discontinuous reception (DRX) for a user equipment in a wireless communication system includes triggering a DRX function, prolonging a DRX cycle indicated by a network terminal of the wireless communication system with a predetermined multiple, and monitoring at least one paging message outputted from the network terminal... Agent:

20120071178 - Mobile network presence service with load-based notification throttling: Methods and systems are described for providing a presence service that is useful for mobile telecommunications devices. A plurality of outgoing presence updates are sent to a presence client. The system monitors the level of network traffic and determines whether the client is in a region of high network load,... Agent: Sprint Spectrum L.p.

20120071179 - Method and system for sending messages over telecommunication networks: The object of the present invention is to provide an economic alternative to the current systems for sending messages, both text messages (SMS) and multimedia messages (MMS), between telecommunication network users. For this purpose, use is made of the advantages of call signaling protocols, specifically the duration of the ringing... Agent:

20120071180 - Multi user text pbx with multi message system capabilities: Systems, methods and computer program products for facilitating the communication of business-related (SMS) messages from PBXs to wireless devices are disclosed. In an aspect of the present invention, a service provider offers a web, cloud-based service that enables an operator within an organization to have a high volume of two-way... Agent:

20120071181 - Method for transmission in a wireless network and corresponding method for reception: s

20120071182 - Inter-cell interference mitigating method in wireless communication system and apparatus therefor: Disclosed is a method for a serving base station in a wireless communication system to mitigate inter-cell interference. More specifically, the method comprises the steps of: allocating a first resource for a terminal existing in a first region in which the coverage of the serving base station and the coverage... Agent:

20120071184 - Base station having a plurality of logical base stations: The present disclosure relates to a base station for communicating in a communication system using different communication technologies. The base station includes a first logical base station being configured to communicate according to a first communication technology, and a second logical base station being configured to communicate according to a... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120071183 - Radio base station, control apparatus, and abnormality detection method: A radio base station that forms a cell by transmitting a radio wave and that communicates with a mobile terminal existing in the cell, the radio base station includes a reception unit configured to receive information including cell information relating to a state of a peripheral cell of the radio... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120071185 - Buffer status report control for creating transmission gaps: A method for wireless communication modifies an actual buffer status report value to create a modified buffer status report that is reported to a base station. The modified buffer status report value results in the base station sending fewer uplink grants to a user equipment. The fewer grants result in... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120071187 - Control device for allocating resources to communication devices that use differing protocols and methods for use therewith: A control device includes at least one communication interface for communicating first control data with at least one first communication device that utilizes the millimeter wave frequency band in accordance with a first protocol and further for communicating second control data with at least one second communication device that utilizes... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120071188 - Dynamic spectrum allocation method and device: A dynamic spectrum allocation method and device are provided. The method includes: finding non-idle frequency bands in the coverage of a communication device according to information in a database; selecting a frequency band from the non-idle frequency bands as a negotiation frequency band, and sending a spectrum assignment request to... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120071186 - Method and apparatus for random access: A method and an apparatus for random access are provided. The method includes: receiving, by a User Equipment (UE), an access indication message including a UE identifier (ID) and a corresponding resource number (101); sending a Dedicated Physical Control Channel (DPCCH) preamble by using an uplink resource corresponding to the... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.

20120071189 - Method and system for the spectrum manager operation in cognitive radio systems: A system and method for the operation of a Spectrum Manager (SM) within a cognitive radio system includes two primary states of operation: SM at network initialization and SM at network operation. While in the network Initialization state, the SM's primary responsibility is to find an operating channel. After an... Agent:

20120071190 - Base stations and radio devices: According to an embodiment, a base station operates a first radio cell of a mobile communication network and signals, for a mobile terminal in the first radio cell having a communication connection via the base station, to a first radio device of a plurality of radio devices located in the... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

20120071191 - Method and radio beacon for transmitting messages in a road communication system: A method and a radio beacon for transmitting messages between a radio beacon and multiple onboard units passing this with unique identifiers in a road toll system, wherein the messages respectively provided with an identifier of an onboard unit are stored in a buffer memory of the radio beacon for... Agent: Kapsch Trafficcom Ag

20120071192 - Device, system, and method of adjusting channel utilization for wireless transmission: Device, system, and method of adjusting channel utilization for wireless transmission. For example, a wireless communication unit may control a wireless transmission by a wireless communication device during a contention period, wherein the wireless communication unit is to wait for a back-off period prior to beginning the wireless transmission during... Agent:

20120071196 - Method and apparatuses for transmitter to multi-carrier power amplifier configuration: The invention relates to a method for configuring a set of multi-carrier power amplifiers, MCPAs, to provide power amplification for a set of base station transmitters. The method is characterized by switching at least a first MCPA in the set of multi-carrier power amplifiers such that the at least first... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120071193 - Reverse link traffic power control: Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate reverse link power control on a traffic channel. Indications of other sector interference or other such interference levels can be broadcasted in a wireless communication. Further, power control related information can be included in assignments to mobile devices. Mobile device can utilize the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120071197 - System and method for power control in mimo systems: The return channel in a multiple-input and multiple-output (MIMO) communication system is used to provide signal information on an individual-channel basis. In one embodiment, in a controlled factory environment, this information may be used to incrementing up or down the variable gain amplifier and/or the power amplifier of a MIMO... Agent:

20120071195 - Transmit power management for specific absorption rates: Systems and methods for regulating transmit power in a mobile station to comply with SAR limits are disclosed. A mobile station may include a processor, transmitter, and proximity sensor. The transmitter is configured to operate at a transmit power controlled by a first transmit power limit. The proximity sensor identifies... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120071194 - Using multiple and a single feedback for ue uplink beamforming in soft handoff: Embodiments of the present invention describe methods for increasing the amount of information available to a mobile transmit diversity transmitter during soft handoff. According to embodiments of the invention, a transmit diversity transmitter may determine substantially when it is in uplink communication with one base station and downlink communication with... Agent:

20120071198 - Method and device for sending and acquiring antenna configuration information: A method, device and system for sending and acquiring information is provided, which relates to the field of communication, for solving the problem that user equipment (UE) cannot determine whether information transmitted in a time-frequency resource block is pilot measurement information or other information, such as communication data, that result... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120071199 - Radio communication system, radio terminal, and radio communication method: A radio communication system (1) has: a radio terminal (UE); a radio base station (BS1) which transmits radio signals (RS1) to the radio terminal (UE) corresponding to the feedback from the radio terminal (UE); and a radio base station (BS2) which transmits, corresponding to the feedback from the radio terminal... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120071201 - Communication method and base station apparatus: A terminal 204 requests handover to a base station 201 if the terminal detects deterioration in a communication state during communication with the base station 201. Upon reception of the handover request, the base station 201 obtains information (available base station list) on a plurality of base stations capable of... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120071200 - Method and device for selecting a serving base station, mobile communication network, base station, and method for determining transmission characteristics: According to one embodiment, a device for selecting a serving base station of a plurality of base stations of a mobile communication system is described which comprises a receiving circuit configured to receive, for each base station of the plurality of base stations, a message including information related to a... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

20120071202 - Method and system for inputting dtmf tones from a smart phone keyboard: A smart phone is provided. The smart phone comprises a dual-tone multi-frequency (DTMF) key configured such that when the DTMF key is activated and when a key on a keypad on the smart phone is selected, the smart phone generates and transmits a DTMF tone corresponding to the selected key.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120071203 - Mobile telephone capable of automatically switching antenna according to user's hand position: A mobile communication device includes a first antenna configured to transmit and receive RF signals, a first capacitive sensor adjacent to the first antenna, a second antenna configured to transmit and receive RF signals, a second capacitive sensor adjacent to the second antenna, a sensing circuit in communication with the... Agent:

20120071204 - Mobile terminal device and sensor module: A mobile terminal device includes a face panel provided on an exterior of a housing, a sensor module that detects that the face panel is touched, where the sensor module is provided on a more inward side of the housing than the face panel, a light-emitting unit provided with a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120071205 - Provisioning an electronic transaction card for a card issuer: An electronic transaction card communicates with an add-on slot of an intelligent electronic device. The add-on slot may be a memory card slot. The intelligent electronic device may be a mobile phone or other device with or without network connectivity. The electronic transaction card may have magnetic field producing circuitry... Agent: Tyfone, Inc.

20120071207 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal as broadly described herein may include a first body, and a second body formed of a transparent material and attached to the first body. The second body may include a recess formed on a surface of the second body and recessed away from the first body, a... Agent:

20120071208 - Mobile terminal and control method thereof: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the mobile terminal may be provided. The mobile terminal may display an application on a home screen and execute the application upon shifting to a page of the home screen on which the application is arranged. The mobile terminal may change display... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120071211 - Mobile terminal and slide controlling program: A mobile terminal 10 includes a first case C1 and a second case C2. Furthermore, the mobile terminal 10 is a slidable mobile terminal in which the first case C1 is slidably coupled to the second case C2 so as to be stacked thereon. On a top surface of the... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120071209 - Mobile wireless communications device with reduced interfering energy from the display and related methods: A mobile wireless communications device includes a housing and circuit board carried by the housing and includes radio frequency (RF) circuitry and a processor carried by the circuit board and operative with each other. A display connector for an LCD connector is mounted on the circuit board and adapted to... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120071212 - Portable terminal apparatus: A portable terminal apparatus includes a first operation unit and a second operation unit. The first operation unit has an image area for displaying an image and an operation area for displaying operation keys. The second operation unit is configured to synchronously operate with the operation area of the first... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120071210 - Portable terminal device: A portable terminal device includes: a display; a display holder configured to fix the display and including a first arm including a first engaging piece and a first pin hole, and a second arm including a second engaging piece, a second pin hole and a projection and arranged at a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120071206 - Touch-sensitive display with optical sensor and method: An electronic device includes a touch-sensitive display and a sensor configured to detect a force that results in depression of the touch-sensitive display. The sensor includes an optical device that receives a reflection of a pattern on a surface of the touch-sensitive display, wherein the force affects the reflection.... Agent:

20120071213 - Communications system providing automatic text-to-speech conversion features and related methods: A communications system may include at least one mobile wireless communications device, and a wireless communications network for sending text messages thereto. More particularly, the at least one mobile wireless communications device may include a wireless transceiver and a controller for cooperating therewith for receiving text messages from the wireless... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120071214 - Inductively coupled signal booster for a wireless communication device and in combination therwith: A passively re-radiating cell phone sleeve assembly capable of conforming to and nesting with a cell phone provides a partial enclosure capable of fitting over at least a portion of the cell phone. A multi-layer radio frequency (RF) coupling probe is fully embedded within the enclosure in a position that... Agent:

20120071215 - Method and apparatus for controlling a smart phone charger: A method for controlling a charger to charge a power source of an electronic device includes connecting the charger and the electronic device and determining whether the power source of the electronic device is to be charged. The method further includes, the electronic device, sending a first control signal to... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.

20120071216 - Systems and methods for optimizing the configuration of a set of performance scaling algorithms: Systems and methods for optimizing performance scaling algorithms designated for operation on a mobile device are disclosed. A system memory includes program, use case, and results stores in addition to test logic. The program store contains a set of programs defined by the combination of a performance scaling algorithm and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120071217 - Protector for smartphone: A protector for smartphones includes a cover located on the entire front face of a smartphone and constructed to have the same width as an LCD screen of the smartphone, the cover having through holes for exposing touch buttons and a speaker of the smartphone to the outside; and a... Agent:

  
03/15/2012 > 136 patent applications in 69 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120064819 - Alert system with controlled load of network: A method for preventing overload and blocking of a mobile network when sending of alert messages to a plurality of mobile phone users located in a specific geographical area, independently of any user preferences on mobile phones, wherein the method is performed in an optimizing message distribution component (A-SMSC) connected... Agent: Unified Messaging Systems As

20120064820 - Method and apparatus for targeted communications: A targeted communication capability is provided herein. The targeted communication capability enables targeted delivery of various types of information in various content distribution environments. The information may include content (e.g., text, audio, image, video, multimedia, and the like), recommendations for content and activities, advertisements, and the like. The content distribution... Agent:

20120064821 - System and method for identifying the path or devices on the path of a communication signal using (1+r(t)) amplitude modulation: A system and method of applying a known modification to a signal to enable a determination of a signal received by a first node is received directly from a second node or indirectly through a repeater. The repeater receives a primary signal and creates a secondary signal as a function... Agent: Andrew, LLC

20120064822 - System and method for identifying the path or devices on the path of a communication signal: A system and method of applying a known modification in the form of a distortion to a signal to enable a determination if a signal received by a first node is received directly from a second node or indirectly through a repeater. The repeater receives a primary signal and creates... Agent: Andrew, LLC

20120064823 - Radio frequency switch for use in satellite receivers: Embodiments of the invention generally provide a radio frequency switch, for example for use in a satellite receiver. The switch includes a plurality of input ports and a plurality of output ports, where output ports independently select signal paths from any of the input ports. The entire switch is embodied... Agent: General Instrument Corporation

20120064824 - Apparatus for mixing frequency: A frequency mixing apparatus includes a local oscillator, a signal distributor, a first frequency mixer and a second frequency mixer and a combiner. The signal distributor divides a signal generated from the local oscillator into two signals having a phase difference and outputs the two signals. The first frequency mixer... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120064825 - Mobile communications systems and methods relating to polarization-agile antennas: A wireless communication system can include polarization agile antennas to enable adaptation to the polarization characteristics of a changing propagation channel. In one embodiment, a mobile terminal can include one or more polarization-agile antennas, and can select polarization orientations that are preferentially propagated through the changing propagation channel. In another... Agent:

20120064828 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for secure near field communication of a non-secure memory element payload: According to one aspect, the subject matter described herein includes a method for secure near field communication (NFC) of a non-secure memory element payload. The method includes receiving, at an NFC enabled mobile device and from a content provider, a payload. The method also includes storing the received payload in... Agent:

20120064827 - Semiconductor device including coupling conductive pattern: A semiconductor device is disclosed including a through electrode. The semiconductor device may include a first semiconductor chip including a transceiver circuit formed on a first surface, a first coupling conductive pattern which is formed on a second surface opposite the first surface, and a through electrode which connects the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120064826 - Transmit and receive performance of a near field communication device that uses a single antenna: A near field communication (NFC) transceiver contains a transmitter portion to generate a transmit wireless signal, and a receiver portion to receive and process a receive wireless signal. The circuit further contains a shunt capacitor, a switch, and an antenna interface to couple the transmitter portion and the receiver portion... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20120064830 - In-vehicle apparatus: A frequency switching terminal is provided to input a signal for switching frequencies of a reception circuit. A smart ECU is connected to the frequency switching terminal via a connection cable. When the signal for switching the frequencies is inputted into an external input terminal of the reception circuit from... Agent: Denso Corporation

20120064829 - Mobile device input/output interface expansion device and system having the same: A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for providing an I/O extension for a mobile device. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises: a first interface to the mobile device; a second interface to a cloud; a third interface to a display device; a fourth interface to one or more user... Agent:

20120064831 - Electronic device with bluetooth earphone: An electronic device includes a main body and a BLUETOOTH earphone that can be detachably attached to the main body. The earphone includes a keyboard capable of generating signals to control the electronic device in response to user input. The main body includes a detecting unit, a processing unit, and... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120064832 - Method for 4g node frequency selection: A method for 4G node frequency selection describes a mechanism for automatically selecting the frequency of a newly installed base station, thereby optimizing the throughput per area unit of the newly installed base station in its predefined vicinity area. The method is based on an iterative calculation approach which combines... Agent: 4g Neuron, D.o.o.

20120064833 - Wireless communication system and wireless communication device: When applying inflated lattice precoding (ILP) transmission to a multi-carrier scheme, there arises a need to notify coefficient α thereof per sub-carrier. Applying ILP transmission has proven difficult since multi-carrier schemes such as those widely adopted in mobile communication systems, etc., in recent years have an extremely large number of... Agent:

20120064834 - Optimum radio communication method with radio frame variable control and radio communication system using the same: A radio communication system includes a transmission apparatus configured to transmit data using a radio frame formed in one time block, to which a plurality of continuous or discontinuous frequency areas are assigned, and a reception apparatus configured to receive the data transmitted from the transmission apparatus by using the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120064836 - Amplifier circuit for a ranging transceiver: An amplifier circuit is disclosed. In one embodiment, the amplifier circuit includes an input configured to receive an input signal. The amplifier circuit further includes an amplifier connected to the input that is configured to receive the input signal and generate a modulated input signal based on the input signal... Agent: Universiteit Gent

20120064838 - Automatic detection of erroneous connections between antenna ports and radio frequency paths: A device (110) receives consecutive negative acknowledgments (NACKs) (540), measures a downlink channel quality (530) associated with the device (110), and triggers autonomous retransmission (430) when power is limited in the device (110), when the device (110) is using a minimum usable enhanced dedicated channel (E-DCH) transport format combination (ETFC),... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120064835 - High-frequency switching circuit and radio communication device: According to one embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a high-frequency switching circuit including a first differential line and third line. The differential line includes a first line configured to have one end and an other end, a second line configured to have one end and an other... Agent:

20120064837 - Sequence generation method and sequence generation device: Disclosed are a sequence report method and a sequence report device for reducing a signaling amount for reporting a Zadoff-Chu sequence or a GCL sequence allocated for a cell. Indexes starting at 1 are correlated to different ZC sequences and are allocated for cells so that the indexes are continuous.... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120064839 - Fully integrated radio transmitter, radio communication device, and method of transmitting radio signal: A transmitter includes an input unit, a transmission phase locked loop PLL, a local PLL, and a synthesis unit. The input unit is configured to generate a division control signal based on an input signal and channel information. The transmission PLL is configured to generate a modulation signal having a... Agent:

20120064840 - Transceiver: The transmitter of the transceiver includes: a transmitter-side mixers of a transmitter-side modulator; a transmitter-side voltage-controlled oscillator; and a transmitter-side divider. The divider having a dividing factor of a non-integral number is supplied with an oscillating output of the oscillator. A pair of non-quadrature local signals having a phase difference... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20120064841 - Configuring antenna arrays of mobile wireless devices using motion sensors: A device and method for the real-time motion detection and reconfiguration of an antenna array of a mobile wireless device is described. The mobile wireless device includes an antenna array for receiving and transmitting wireless signals, a motion sensor coupled to the antenna array, and a first circuitry coupled to... Agent:

20120064842 - Transmitting/receiving device and method for transmitting data in a radio network: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving an instruction for a transceiver of a device to transmit a first data frame; in response to the instruction, generating a first control signal for a switch to couple the transceiver to a first antenna for transmission of the first data frame by... Agent: Atmel Corporation

20120064843 - Data communication device: A communication device as disclosed herein may include a body, an antenna assembly provided in the body, and configured to transmit or receive wireless signals, and a circuit board connected to the antenna assembly and configured to process the wireless signals. The antenna assembly may include a carrier having at... Agent:

20120064844 - Semiconductor integrated circuit and radio communication device: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor integrated circuit includes a phase shifter, a plurality of phase matching detecting circuits, a output module. The phase shifter is configured to delay an input oscillation signal to generate a plurality of delay signals having phases different from each other. The plurality of phase... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120064845 - Cable assembly with earpiece: A cable assembly for electronic devices such as cellular telephones and music devices is disclosed. The cable assembly can comprise either one or two earpieces, each of which is configured to be received into the concha of a user's ear. The earpiece(s) can be configured so as to be held... Agent:

20120064846 - Wireless communication system, wireless transmitter, and control program for wireless transmitter: By switching between an SFBC and a CDD according to required transmission power in an uplink, the transmission diversity of the uplink is efficiently performed. A wireless transmitter which includes transmitting antennas 21-1, 21-2 and selects any of plural kinds of transmission diversity scheme to perform the transmission diversity includes... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120064848 - Low sample rate peak power reduction: Peak power reduction in transmit chains of radiocommunication devices is performed using a low sample rate. Filtering and, optionally, interpolation of a signal being processed for peak power reduction can be performed only in an error signal path or in both an error signal path and a primary signal path.... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120064847 - Systems and methods for spurious emission cancellation: In accordance with some embodiments of the present disclosure, a method may include digitally pre-distorting a digital baseband signal with an opposite phase of a C-IM3 distortion term such that the pre-distortion and C-IM3 distortion cancel each other out in a transmitter. The method may also include digitally conditioning the... Agent:

20120064849 - Pa bias optimization for modulation schemes with variable bandwidth: One embodiment of the present invention relates to a method for improving the power consumption of a transmission chain by varying the operating point of a power amplifier to optimize (e.g., reduce) the current that is consumed by the amplifier. The operating point is varied by changing the bias voltage(s)... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

20120064850 - Harmonic rejection mixer and phase adjustment method thereof: A harmonic rejection mixer converts a frequency of a radio frequency signal by using a first to a third local signals (LOs) whose phases are different from each other, and the harmonic rejection mixer includes a phase difference detection circuit for detecting a phase difference between the first LO and... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20120064851 - Wireless signal conversion system: A wireless signal conversion system includes a conversion output apparatus and at least one conversion input apparatus. The conversion output apparatus receives a wireless signal via an antenna, and feeds signal data carried by the wireless signal into a power line. The conversion input apparatus retrieves the signal data from... Agent:

20120064852 - Low noise amplifier having both ultra-high linearity and low noise characteristic and radio receiver including the same: Disclosed herein is a low noise amplifier having both ultra-high linearity and a low noise characteristic and a radio receiver including the low noise amplifier. The low noise amplifier includes a first main transistor unit, a first auxiliary transistor unit, and an optimum noise and input impedance matching capacitor. The... Agent: Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

20120064853 - System and method for managing power consumption in a device: Systems and methods for managing power consumption in a device include toggling an ON-OFF setting of apparatus, which controls a carrier detector. The toggling is carried out according to a first duty cycle having a fixed OFF-time duration and a first dwell time having a first dwell time duration during... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120064854 - Method for requesting emergency service at mobile station in a wireless communication system: A method for requesting an emergency service to a base station and a mobile station using the same are disclosed. During initial network entry, a mobile station may transmit an emergency message to a base station using an emergency Flow Identifier (FID), and receive from the base station information about... Agent:

20120064855 - System and method for providing first responders a searching tool to find trapped people in emergency area where the communication infrastructure is damaged and or disabled, utilizing scaning4life method and a mobile phone as emergency beacon: The system method described herein could provide first responders search and rescue unite or emergency personal a tool to search scan and find trapped or people in distress in an emergency or disaster area where and when the communication infrastructure is damage or disabled, utilizing a mobile phone as emergency... Agent:

20120064858 - Notification of charging rate adjustments in regions of a mobile network to control bandwidth usage in the regions: Systems and methods are disclosed that notify end users of mobile devices of charging rate adjustments within a mobile network. A rate notification system receives bandwidth usage data for the mobile network, and identifies a region within the mobile network having a bandwidth usage that exceeds a threshold. The bandwidth... Agent:

20120064856 - Prepaid data hub: A Prepaid Data Hub for maintaining pre-payment information for roaming subscribers. The Hub interacts with two or more wireless telecommunication systems that implement two different wireless protocols and which may be operated by different wireless service providers. The Hub retrieves pre-payment information using two or more different protocols, with a... Agent: Mach S.a.r.l.

20120064857 - Temporary data service in wireless networks: A wireless network and method are disclosed that provide temporary data service to a party. For the invention, a temporary data service system receives a request from a first party to establish temporary data service for a second party. The temporary data service system then configures the wireless network to... Agent:

20120064860 - Multiple access internet portal revenue sharing: Multiple access internet portal billing systems are provided. A representative system, among others, includes a communication facility, a wireless internet server, and a transaction billing system. The communication facility includes a billing platform, and is operable to connect to a plurality of wireless device platforms through a mobile network, and... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120064859 - Reverse charging service: The present invention provides systems and methods for facilitating mobile communication between a calling party and a called party. Aspects of the present invention include establishing, via a service node, mobile communications upon receiving a response, from the called party, to a mobile communication request made by the calling party... Agent: Roamware Inc.

20120064861 - Communication terminal device and security method: Provided is a communication terminal device which can prevent the situation that the communication terminal device cannot be used for a while within a security area, can release a security lock without making a user aware of the release, and can increase usability. In the device, a GPS unit (105)... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120064862 - Call status sharing: In general, techniques are described for sharing information about a client device phone call to enhance other services. In one example, a method includes receiving, at a server device, voice call parameters that describe at least one characteristic of a voice call in which a user of a first device... Agent: Google Inc.

20120064866 - Apparatus and method for providing call connection notification: Apparatus and method for providing call connection notification. In order to provide a call connection notification service, a telephone number of a callee may be received when a caller transmits a call connection request to the callee. Based on the telephone number of the callee, public relations (PR) information may... Agent:

20120064867 - Communications system that provides user-selectable data when user is on-hold: Systems and methods for providing user-selectable data when a user is on hold are provided. A communications system can automatically detect when a user is placed on hold. Additionally, a user can indicate when he/she has been placed on hold. After it has been determined that a user is placed... Agent:

20120064864 - Contactless reader for mobile phone for online electronic transaction: The various embodiments herein provide a Mobile Phone Contactless Reader (MCR) for reading a unique mobile subscriber identification number (UMSIN) associated with Subscriber Identity Module card of the mobile phone. The MCR includes a Central Processing Unit (CPU), a receiving unit for scanning communication waves on a Broadcast Control Channel... Agent:

20120064868 - Method and system for international roaming and call bridging: Disclosed is an enhanced system and method for bridging calls across telecommunications networks, including an illustrative application of the invention as it relates to international roaming among prepaid wireless subscribers. For instance, whenever wireless subscribers roam internationally they may invoke the system by keying in an Unstructured Supplementary Service Data... Agent: Redknee Inc.

20120064863 - Method of an electronic device for providing contact or group information for a contact or group of contacts: s

20120064865 - Mobile terminal and control method thereof: A communication terminal includes a wireless communication unit configured to receive a phone event and transmit an indication message, a travel state determining unit configured to determine whether or not a vehicle is traveling based upon vehicle state information when the phone event is received, and a controller configured to... Agent:

20120064869 - System and method for incorporating audio content in internet communications: A disclosed method for incorporating audio content in an Internet communication includes assigning a phone number to the audio content, incorporating the phone number in the communication, and providing the communication to a recipient. The audio content may be a recorded audio message. The communication may be a post or... Agent:

20120064870 - Apparatus and methods of delivering music and information: The invention comprises music and information delivery systems and methods. One system comprises a portable communication device configured to receive a piece of music from an audio source and transmit the piece of music via a first communication medium to a host computer. The host computer is configured to receive... Agent:

20120064871 - Apparatus for a receiving party: Apparatus comprising at least one processor configured to compare an identifier of a calling party with one or more contacts of a receiving party to determine privilege information associated with the calling party, the privilege information providing one or more authorised receiving party location-based responses. The apparatus further comprising at... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120064872 - Method for forming an audiovisual call identifier, a mobile communication device and a call identifier: Disclosed is an audiovisual call identifier including image and sound for a mobile communication device. The call identifier is shown on the display and audibly reproduced through the loudspeaker when a call is received by the communication device.... Agent: Manor Research, L.L.C.

20120064876 - Handheld electronic device including cross application use of phone related inputs, and associated method: An improved handheld electronic device and an associated method provide added convenience for the user by enabling the user to quickly and easily initiate telephone related functions from applications other than the device's phone and address book applications using a dedicated phone related key. The device includes a plurality of... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120064873 - Method and apparatus for managing communication of compressed mode capabilities: A method in a mobile communications apparatus, the mobile communications apparatus operable to communicate with a wireless communications network using a plurality of frequency bands, the mobile communications apparatus being capable of performing a measurement of one frequency band while using another or the same frequency band, the method comprising... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120064877 - Method and apparatus having improved handling of state transitions: A method, in a wireless communications device, for transitioning between communication states, the wireless communications device compliant for use in a Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS), the method comprising: checking for radio bearer mapping information for the communication state being transitioned to prior to sending an update message, where the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120064875 - Method and apparatus of providing messaging service and callback feature to mobile stations: Disclosed are an apparatus and method of performing automated administrative operations on a mobile device. The mobile device user may be unaware of any updates or other administrative operations being performed. One example method may include detecting that an event has occurred, interrupting a previously executed program, initiating a new... Agent:

20120064874 - Movie mode and content awarding system and method: A system and method is presented for awarding content to users of mobile devices for attending events, appearing at locations, or viewing audiovisual content. One embodiment also automatically alters the configuration of mobile devices, which is particularly useful in movie theaters. An application on the device recognizes an audible signal... Agent: Bby Solutions, Inc.

20120064878 - Policy and charging control method, network entities, communication system and computer program therefor: It is provided a policy and charging control method carried out in a communication network. The communication network comprises a first network entity (100), PCFR, including a policy and charging rules function and a second network entity (200), PCEF, including a policy and charging enforcement function for enforcing policy and... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120064880 - Method and apparatus of providing messaging service and callback feature to mobile stations: Disclosed are an apparatus and method of performing automated administrative operations on a mobile device. One example method may include determining via a hosted server that an action needs to be performed by a mobile device under management. The method may further include generating a message via the hosted server,... Agent:

20120064879 - Mobile phone comprising a streaming server with activation means for activating downloading of a file for streaming thereof: s

20120064883 - Method and apparatus for eplmn list management in mobile terminal: An apparatus and method for Equivalent Public Land Mobile Network (EPLMN) list management in a mobile terminal are provided. The method includes receiving a message from a network after storing an EPLMN list having at least one PLMN entry, determining whether an EPLMN list is present in the received message,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120064881 - Method and system for using cellular communication device availability information to predict coverage overlap between callers: Disclosed herein are methods and systems for determining the availability of a communication device. According to embodiments, a method may include receiving, via a network, first availability information from a first communication device and receiving second availability information from a second communication device. The method further includes determining an estimate... Agent: Modena Enterprises, LLC

20120064882 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit; a touchscreen configured to display an input menu for inputting information and including an input option displayed as a thumbnail representing input items that can be selected; and a controller configured to automatically provide candidate options to be input into a selected... Agent:

20120064884 - System and method of improving circuit-switched fallback performance: Circuit-switched fallback (CSFB) is a technique to deliver voice-services to a mobile, when the mobile is camped in a long-term evolution (LTE) network. This may be required when the LTE network does not support voice services natively. If a user makes a mobile originating (MO) call, or receives a mobile... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120064886 - Method of logging measurement result at handover failure in wireless communication system: Disclosed is related to a wireless communication system and a mobile terminal providing a wireless communication service and to a method by which a base station and a mobile terminal transmit and receive data in an evolved universal mobile telecommunications system (E-UMTS) evolved from universal mobile telecommunications system (UMTS), a... Agent:

20120064885 - System and method of improving circuit-switched fallback user experience: Circuit-switched fallback (CSFB) is a technique to deliver voice-services to a mobile, when the mobile is camped in a long-term evolution (LTE) network. This may be required when the LTE network does not support voice services natively. The LTE network and a 3GPP CS network (e.g., UMTS or GSM) may... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120064887 - Communication server and session control method: According to one embodiment, a communication server is provided with a communication interface unit, a storage unit, a setting unit and a roaming unit. The storage unit stores terminal list containing terminal ID and position ID (pID) of a content output terminal on a network. The setting unit transmits an... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120064888 - Method for implementing an intelligent service and communications system: The present application discloses a method for implementing an intelligent service and a communications system and relates to the communications technology field, so that an intelligent service may be performed in a wireless intelligent network (WIN). The method includes: a home mobile switch center (MSC) receives a call routed by... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120064890 - Integrated terminal using supplementary information and communicating method thereof: Provided is a method for efficiently performing a communication operation using supplementary information. A communication method in an integrated terminal which communicates through communication modems corresponding to base stations of various communication systems includes reading a communication network information file which is updated and is included in the integrated terminal... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120064889 - Method of handling manual closed subscriber group selection and related communication device: A method of handling manual closed subscriber group (CSG) selection for a mobile device in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method comprises storing a public land mobile network (PLMN) basis setting for indicating the mobile device to display all available CSG identities or only CSG identities present in... Agent:

20120064891 - Methods and apparatus to provide time zone information to a mobile station: Methods and apparatus for providing time zone information to a mobile station are described. An example method disclosed herein includes accepting at a generic access network controller a registration request from a mobile station, encoding in a generic access network information element a first offset from a first time, and... Agent:

20120064892 - System and method for obtaining identity number of user equipment in an lte system: System and method for obtaining identity number of user equipment in an LTE system. An identity number of a user equipment may be obtained at an eNodeB in an LTE network having an MME. In order to obtain the identity number, the eNodeB may receive a first message from the... Agent:

20120064894 - Antenna matching structure, antenna matching method and wireless communication terminal: The present invention relates to an antenna matching structure, an antenna matching method and a wireless communication terminal. In which, the antenna matching structure comprising: a measuring unit configured to measure a RSSI value; a control unit configured to generate a first switching control signal when the RSSI value measured... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20120064897 - Inter-rat/ frequency automatic neighbor relation list management: A telecommunications system comprises a serving radio base station and a candidate radio base station which are different with respect to at least one of frequency and radio access technology. The serving radio base station comprises a radio base station to which a wireless mobile station provides measurement reports. A... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120064896 - Method, apparatus, and system for acquiring load information: The present invention discloses a method, an apparatus and a system for acquiring load information. In one method, a source access controller and a target access controller can interact through inter-Radio Access Technology (RAT) handover related messages so that a source RAT system can acquire load information of a target... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120064893 - Prediction of mobile bandwidth and usage requirements: Techniques for determining data requirements for cellular phone use within one or more cells of a cellular network. A central processing repository receives user information identifying a cellular phone user within a cell of the network. In response, the central processing repository accesses usage profile information. The usage profile information... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

20120064895 - Resource control method, relevant device, and system: A resource control method, a relevant device, and a relevant system are disclosed in embodiments of the present invention. The resource control method includes: determining another network suitable for a User Equipment (UE) according to resource information requested by the UE when the UE accesses multiple networks using a same... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120064898 - Method and device for supporting multicast broadcast service: Disclosed are a method and device for supporting Multicast Broadcast Service (MBS). The device for supporting MBS includes a ranging determiner, an MBS determiner, and a message generator. The ranging determiner determines an action state of a mobile station according to a ranging request of the mobile station. The MBS... Agent: Seah Networks Co., Ltd

20120064899 - Method and apparatus for providing a dynamic paging period: An apparatus for providing determination of a dynamic paging period may include at least one processor and at least one memory storing computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus or another apparatus to perform at least receiving an indication of movement information regarding... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120064900 - Apparatus and method for serving cellsite selection: A method and apparatus use existing datafill information from macrocells to turn-up the cell site. A cell site includes a global position positioning system (GPS) receiver configured to determine a current location of the cell site. A transceiver subsystem in the cell site manages a wireless communication interface, and a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120064903 - Home nodeb (hnb) mobility in a cell forward access channel (cell_fach)state: Disclosed herein are systems and methods for managing home nodeB (HNB) mobility in forward access channel (Cell_FACH) states. According to an aspect, a method may be implemented at a Wireless Transmit/Receive Unit (WTRU). The method may include determining whether to communicate an indication to a network node for extended measurement... Agent: Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.

20120064902 - Method and apparatus for transmitting available radio access possibilities in a communications area: The technology described in this application provides a wide-area radio access information transmission scheme where the wide-area radio access information transmitter shares its radio resources with local radio access information transmitters. The radio resources may be divided for example in one or more of the time, frequency, space, and/or code... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120064904 - Method and apparatus of controlling resource of femto base station for protecting interference victim terminal and controlling interference among femto base stations: A method and apparatus of controlling resources of a femto base station for protecting a macro terminal and controlling interference among femto base stations are provided. The femto base station or a gateway of the femto base station may allocate resource blocks of a femto cell based on a silencing... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120064901 - Method and system for activating a femto base station: A method for activating a femto base station includes transmitting at least one binding message that binds at least one access point with a collocated femto base station. The method also includes determining the collocated femto base station is in a power saving mode. The method additionally includes transmitting via... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120064906 - Method of admission control for hybrid femtocell: Provided is a method of admission control for a hybrid femtocell in a wireless communication system, in which the method is applied to a wireless communication system including a hybrid femto base station and a core network performing admission control of a mobile station terminal in a femtocell of the... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120064905 - Methods and apparatus for transceiver allocation in mobile communication networks: Methods and apparatus in a base station controller (BSC) or equivalent node for sharing a pool of radio transceivers are described. The BSC belongs to a first wireless telecommunication network, the pool of radio transceivers includes first radio transceivers for a first radio base station (RBS) belonging to the first... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120064907 - Method and apparatus for controlling the power of terminal in a mobile communication system comprising a femtocell and a macro base station: The present invention relates to a method for allocating a radio resource of a base station for controlling the power of a terminal in a mobile communication system including a plurality of femtocells in the service coverage of a macro base station, said method comprising: a radio resource-grouping step of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120064909 - Alleviating mobile device overload conditions in a mobile communication system: A user equipment (UE) in a mobile communications system is operated in a manner that alleviates or avoids an overload condition in the UE. This involves operating a receiver of the UE to receive one or more data blocks via a channel. In response to a user equipment overload condition... Agent:

20120064908 - Telecommunication networks: A mobile telecommunications network includes a core and a radio access network having a radio for wireless communication with mobile terminals registered with the network, wherein the radio access network includes a controller operable to control the use of network resources by the mobile terminals. The controller may include an... Agent:

20120064912 - Apparatus and method for generating access point list in mobile communication terminal: An apparatus and method for generating an Access Point (AP) list in a mobile communication terminal. The method preferably includes acquiring current position information of the mobile communication terminal, performing AP scan and determining if a beacon signal is received, when at least one beacon signal is received, acquiring corresponding... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120064916 - Beamforming devices and methods: Devices and methods are provided for directionally receiving and/or transmitting acoustic waves and/or radio waves for use in applications such as wireless communications systems and/or radar. High directional gain and spatial selectivity are achieved while employing an array of receiving antennas that is small as measured in units of the... Agent: Hobbit Wave

20120064913 - Broadcast tuning concepts: Systems, methods, apparatus, and computer program products are provided for receiving content available for consumption. For example, a user device can receive a message about content available for consumption and access the content via the appropriate provided in the user's broadcast area. Moreover, a user device can be used to... Agent: Syncbak, Inc.

20120064914 - Communication system, information analyzing apparatus, and information analyzing method: For easily and quickly collecting data regarding macroscopic population distribution, and easily and quickly obtaining the survey results, an RNC includes: a positioning module that measures a position of a mobile station in response to a given trigger event; an RNC communication controller that transmits location information as information regarding... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120064915 - Mobile station, communication system, and communication method: A mobile station, a communication system, and a communication method that are capable of efficiently collecting location information of any user. A communicating module receives a positioning request including attribute specifying information from a management center, a determining module determines whether measurements of the location are necessary or not based... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120064910 - Notifying a user of an event: Devices, methods, and systems for notifying a user of an event are described herein. One or more embodiments include a computing device for notifying a user of an event. The computing device includes a memory and a processor coupled to the memory. The processor is configured to execute executable instructions... Agent: Honeywell International, Inc.

20120064911 - Procedure to increase position location availability: A device, method and system are provide which permits the methodology used to make the position determination to change dynamically in connection with achieving a position fix of a desired accuracy.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120064918 - Radio communication system, radio base station device, and device for determining parameters: A radio communication system according to the present invention includes a radio base station device and a parameter determination device. The radio base station device includes: an antenna device which performs radio communication with a mobile station device; a positional information acquisition unit which acquires positional information representing a position... Agent:

20120064917 - System and method for generating a recommendation on a mobile device: A system and a method generate a recommendation on a mobile device. The system and the method may use a time, a location, a venue and/or an event to generate the recommendation. Further, the system and the method may use an event database to determine current interests of the user.... Agent:

20120064919 - Crowd creation system for an aggregate profiling service: Systems and methods for creating new crowds of users are disclosed. In one embodiment, a number of geographically relevant Points of Interest (POIs) within a geographic bounding region in which the new crowd is to be created are identified. A POI for the new crowd is then selected from the... Agent: Waldeck Technology, LLC

20120064920 - Mobile object location-based privacy protection: A system, method and apparatus for creating and implementing a privacy zone around a mobile object are described herein. A privacy zone is a geographic location proximate to a mobile object in which mobile device functionality is reduced when a mobile device is inside the boundaries of the privacy zone.... Agent: Cingular Wireless Ii, LLC

20120064922 - Accessory device for mobile host device: A method and apparatus for an accessory device for a mobile host device is disclosed. An accessory device for interfacing with a mobile host device includes a communication channel designed to establish a bi-directional communication link between the accessory device and the host device. In some embodiments, the accessory device... Agent: Zeemote Technology Inc.

20120064921 - Systems and methods for mobile tracking, communications and alerting: A moblie device that can optionally communicate with a server, the mobile device including latitude/longitude determining capabilities, a display, a data communication system and a power source. The mobile device can be used to communicate, provide location information, track an individual, as well as allow alerting, such in a case... Agent:

20120064923 - Method for zone based energy management system with scalable map interface: A method of managing energy use of a network device located at a site with a mobile device is provided. The method proceeds by determining a plurality of zones about the site and detecting a current location of the mobile device relative to the plurality of zones. The method continues... Agent: Allure Energy, Inc.

20120064926 - Information processing system, communication system and communication method: The present invention discloses an information processing system, a communication system and a communication method. The information processing system comprises: a handling subsystem, used to handle the registration service of a registered mobile-phone user and send the mobile-phone number information to a short message processing center; a protocol gateway subsystem,... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120064925 - Method for an electronic device for providing group information associated with a group of contacts: There is disclosed a method of an electronic device for providing group information associated with a group of contacts. After a group name associated with a group of contacts is obtained, the electronic device allows selection of one or more contacts of the group of contacts. Distinction between contacts of... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.

20120064924 - Reducing driver distraction due to mobile text messaging: A method for auto-responding to text messages includes: activating an automatic response message feature on a first communication device; receiving input including a response message that includes an amount of time and an increment of time from a user of the device; receiving a communication from a second communication device;... Agent: Alter App. LLC

20120064927 - Base station and user equipment for performing comp transmission and method thereof: A base station, a user equipment, and a method for operating a cooperative multipoint (CoMP) transmitter and receiver (Tx/Rx) are disclosed. The operating method includes receiving, from a peripheral cell, precoding matrix index (PMI) information to be used by a user equipment of the peripheral cell, and transmitting the received... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120064928 - Spectrum-adaptive networking: The present invention increases the available spectrum in a wireless network by sharing existing allocated (and in-use) portions of the RF spectrum in a manner that will minimize the probability of interfering with existing legacy users. The invention provides interference temperature-adaptive waveforms, and a variety of physical and media access... Agent: Raytheon Bbn Technologies Corp.

20120064929 - Information sharing in a private access point network: This description relates to information sharing in a private access point network.... Agent:

20120064932 - Group control method for machine type communication and mobile communication system using the method: Provided are a group control method for providing a machine type communication (MTC) service, and a mobile communication system using the method. The group control method includes categorizing one or more MTC devices into one or more MTC groups, assigning MTC group identifiers to respective MTC groups, setting MTC radio... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120064930 - Method and apparatus for transmitting available radio access possibilities in a communications area: A local radio access information transmitter for use in a communications area serviced by multiple different radio access technologies (RATs) allocated to different radio resources in different locations in the communications area. Each RAT is associated with one or more RAT radio transceivers for serving user equipments (UEs) at least... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120064934 - Providing an indicator of presence of a first access network that is capable of interworking with a second access network: A mobile station receives a control message containing an indicator of presence of a first access network that operates according to a first protocol that is capable of interworking with a second access network that operates according to a second, different protocol. In response to receiving the indicator, the mobile... Agent: Nortel Networks Limited

20120064931 - Radio base station and communication method: A radio base station includes: an acquiring unit which acquires a pilot signal that is discretely included in a transmission signal to be transmitted from a mobile terminal and is referenced to adjust a transmission timing of the transmission signal in the mobile terminal; an adjusting unit which adjusts the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120064933 - Transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus and method: According to one embodiment, a transmitting apparatus includes a transmitting unit and a selecting unit. The transmitting unit transmits first control information using one of first communication resources. The first communication resources are included in a first transmission band and have respective independent numbers. The transmitting unit transmits second control... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120064935 - Dynamic autonomous resource allocation and channel access in cellular system uplink: Methods, apparatuses, and software can be provided for dynamic autonomous resource allocation and channel access in a cellular system uplink. A method can include measuring interference levels on uplink resources of a victim cell and calculating a probability of accessing channels of the uplink resources of the victim cell using... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120064939 - Radio frequency (rf) integrated circuit (ic) having power island(s): A radio frequency (RF) integrated circuit (IC) operable to support wireless communications is provided. The RF IC includes a plurality of processing modules wherein each processing module is operable to support one or more functions of the RF IC, and a plurality of power islands. Each power island is associated... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120064938 - Transmission power control apparatus and transmission power control method: A radio base station (200) transmits TPC bits (+1) or TPC bits (−1) to a mobile station at predetermined time intervals in order to approximate the reception quality of a radio signal to a target reception SIR, said TPC bit (+1) increasing the transmission power of the radio signal just... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120064936 - Uplink power control with interference-over-thermal (iot) load control: An uplink power control scheme for a wireless communication system is provided. In general, a subscribing station is located within a serving sector of a cell served by a base station in a wireless communication network. In one embodiment, the subscribing station obtains interference parameters for one or more neighboring... Agent: Nortel Networks Limited

20120064937 - Wireless communication device and power saving method thereof: A wireless communication device is a mobile station of a wireless communication network system. In an idle mode, when the wireless communication device enters a startup state from a sleep state to prepare for receiving a paging message, base station (BS) measurement is performed at least once before the paging... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20120064942 - Method for the connection between a mmsim card and an application: w

20120064941 - Method of data protection for communication device: A method of data protection is used in a communication device. The communication may read a phone number of a subscriber identity module (SIM) card, and further determines whether the phone number conforms to a preset phone number stored in the communication device. Personal data stored in the communication device... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120064940 - Mobile communication device and communication method: A mobile communication device includes a main body, a communication unit, an earpiece, a mouthpiece, a comparison unit and a first driver. The communication unit generates a starting signal when the communication device and another communication device establish a connection. The earpiece rotates with respect to the main body. The... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120064943 - Mobile wireless communications device comprising a satellite positioning system antenna with active and passive elements and related methods: A mobile wireless communications device may include a portable housing, at least one wireless transceiver carried by the portable housing, and a satellite positioning signal receiver carried by the portable housing. Moreover, a satellite positioning antenna may be carried by the portable housing. The satellite positioning antenna may include an... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120064944 - Universal stereoscopic file format: Stereoscopic images may be represented in four coordinates where a first image is represented in three coordinates and a second image is represented of one coordinate. The brightness contrast is the property largely used in stereoscopic perception. The brightness and color of the first image is represented in three coordinates... Agent:

20120064945 - Mobile terminal and method of operating the same, and identify module card: Disclosed is a mobile terminal. The mobile terminal may comprise a card slot and controller. The card slot may have any one of a plurality of identity module cards in each of which user ID information and a different Operating System (OS) are stored mounted thereon. The controller may execute... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120064947 - Mobile terminal and memo management method thereof: A method of controlling a mobile terminal including executing, via a controller of the mobile terminal, an application; displaying, via a display unit of the mobile terminal, a display screen including information output by the executing application; displaying, via the display unit, a memo writing window on the display screen... Agent:

20120064948 - Mobile terminal and operation control method thereof: Disclosed herein is a mobile terminal and an operation control method thereof in which a delay time of the screen lock execution is controlled according to the type of application, thereby improving the inconvenience of a user interface and effectively managing a battery according to an interrupt when required to... Agent:

20120064946 - Resizable filmstrip view of images: A method and apparatus are disclosed for allowing sizing adjustment of a filmstrip view, wherein multiple images are displayed simultaneously on a touch screen. In one embodiment, a user can scale images down in a filmstrip view in order to increase a number of visible images. In another embodiment, the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120064950 - I-bed for cooperating personal electronic device: The invention provides an accessory that can be called an i-BED, for use with a cooperating portable electronic device (PED). The accessory includes a station that can support a PED, and also charge it in some embodiments. A cooperating PED transmits an action signal when it receives an incoming call... Agent:

20120064949 - I-ringer for personal electronic device: The invention provides an accessory that can be called an i-RINGER, for use with a portable electronic device (PED). The accessory includes a station that can support a PED, and sense when the PED would be notifying its user about a wireless signal that it receives for an incoming call... Agent:

20120064951 - Hands-free control of mobile communication device based on head movement: A user controls a function of a mobile terminal with the aid of a motion sensor integrated in a headset. A motion sensor in the headset detects movement of the user's head and transmits head movement signals to the mobile. The mobile terminal uses the head movement signals received from... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20120064953 - Controller and method for using a dc-dc converter in a mobile handset: A controller enables the integration of a DC-DC converter in an amplitude modulation power control loop in a mobile handset. The controller includes an input conditioner and an event sensor. The input conditioner uses a peak detector to track the output of a regulator and responds to available baseband input... Agent: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

20120064952 - Radio frequency module having an isolation mode between transmission mode and power saving mode: A radio frequency module is configured to enter a power saving mode with high reliability. The radio frequency module includes, e.g., a first switch transistor for coupling a transmission node to an antenna, a second switch transistor for shunting the transmission node to a ground voltage, and a level shift... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20120064954 - Composite antenna and portable telephone: A complex antenna has a first antenna element and a second antenna element each connected at one end to a different feed point and connected to each other at the other end through a parallel resonant circuit. Each antenna element has the same resonant frequency as the parallel resonant circuit.... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

  
03/08/2012 > 88 patent applications in 47 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120058719 - Determining the repeater gain in dependence of interference: A method of operating a repeater in a communications system is disclosed, wherein a repeater gain to be used for the amplification of a signal is adjusted in dependence on an estimate of an interference by the repeater and by the receiver. The interference at the receiver is feed back... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120058720 - Feeder cable reduction: The present invention allows transmission of multiple signals between masthead electronics and base housing electronics in a base station environment. At least some of the received signals from the multiple antennas are translated to being centered about different center frequencies, such that the translated signals may be combined into a... Agent: Rockstar Bidco, Lp

20120058721 - Method for transmitting virtualized data in cloud computing environment: e

20120058722 - Multiple interface card: A multiple interface smart card adaptor is described for mobile phones to take advantage of at least wireless and contactless communications.... Agent: Mxtran Inc.

20120058723 - Guiding module and method of using the same: Disclosed is a guiding module and method of using the same. The guiding module includes an access unit, a memory unit, a controller and a projection unit. The access unit is used for receiving the guiding information which stores in an electronic product with guiding function. The memory unit is... Agent: Cheng Uei Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120058725 - Handheld media and communication device with a detachable projector: A novel handheld media and communication device with a detachable projector unit is disclosed. A media library for media assets is included in a file storage system of the projector unit while metadata of the assets is stored in a file storage system of the media and communication device. The... Agent:

20120058724 - In-vehicle apparatus: An in-vehicle apparatus for performing a short range communication with a road side apparatus, which performs a hybrid communication including a broadcast communication and a point-to-point communication, is disclosed. The in-vehicle apparatus includes a communication unit and a retry count determination unit that determines whether a count of failure to... Agent: Denso Corporation

20120058726 - Information processing device, external device extension system, external device extension method, external device extension program, and program recording medium: An information processing device comprises short distance wireless communication means for transmitting and receiving short distance radio signal by a short distance wireless communication, storage means in which a plurality of setting functions are registered, and device control means for selecting a predetermined setting function from the storage means when... Agent:

20120058727 - Un-tethered wireless stereo speaker system: A wireless speaker system configured to receive stereo audio information wirelessly transmitted by an audio source including first and second loudspeakers. The first loudspeaker establishes a bidirectional secondary wireless link with the audio source for receiving and acknowledging receipt of the stereo audio information. The first and second loudspeakers communicate... Agent: Passif Semiconductor Corp.

20120058728 - Distributed channel selection for wireless networks: Wireless networking devices scan for available channels and gather data about the channels and the RF environment. Using this information, each wireless networking device determines a cost value for each available channel and a quality value for its overall RF neighborhood. Each wireless networking device select the channel with the... Agent: Aerohive Networks

20120058729 - Apparatus and method of generating quiet zone by cancellation-through-injection techniques: To minimize interferences between transmit (Tx) and receiving (Rx) apertures in limited space of an antenna farm for communications and/or radar applications are very tough problems. Among the tools for solving the problems are many conventional techniques listed in the references [1,2,3]. However, solutions for co-site interference mitigation may not... Agent:

20120058731 - Method and apparatus for co-location of two radio frequency devices: A method for avoiding signal interference between a first RF device and a second RF device is provided. The first and second RF devices are co-located and the first RF device is configured to operate in a first frequency range. The second RF device is configured to operate in a... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120058732 - Method and device for determining channel feedback information in lte system: A method and a device for determining channel feedback information in a Long Term Evolution (LTE) system are provided. The method includes: obtaining an (N-1)th layer interference-plus-noise matrix in an LTE system, and obtaining an Nth layer interference-plus-noise matrix according to the (N-1)th layer interference-plus-noise matrix; and then, calculating a... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120058730 - Modulation switching method, transmission station, and receiving station: A modulation switching method performed in a radio communication system is disclosed. In the method, difference information between the first channel quality information fed back from the receiving station and second channel quality information used to determine a modulation method is generated and is sent as control information is sent... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120058733 - Methods and apparatus for using mobile devices as location anchor points: Mobile devices are used as temporary location anchor points, e.g., to supplement fixed location permanent location anchor points, in a wireless communications system in which mobile device locations are determined. A mobile device receives a command or request to operate as a location anchor point. In some embodiments, the command... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120058734 - Method and detector for detecting a possible transmission of data: A detector for detecting a possible transmission of data according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a receiver adapted to the determine a spectral density in the frequency range of an electromagnetic spectrum and an evaluating circuit coupled to the receiver and adapted to determine an effective channel... Agent: Innovationszentrum Fuer Telekommunikationstechnik Gmbh Izt

20120058735 - Sounding feedback schemes for very high throughput wireless systems: Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to techniques for transmitting sounding feedback in Very High Throughput (VHT) wireless systems. The sounding feedback may be transmitted from a user station (STA), wherein the feedback may comprise a certain number of beamforming matrices and a certain number of singular values of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120058736 - Transceiver front-end: A transceiver front-end provides an interface between a transmission medium and transmitter, and between a transmission medium and receiver. The transceiver front-end includes a hybrid circuit, a high-pass filter, and a gain stage, that permits the reduction or the complete elimination of buffer amplifiers. Buffer amplifiers can be eliminated because... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120058737 - Systems having cables with wireless communications capabilities: In a system that includes electronic equipment such as a computer or power adapter and that includes electronic devices such as cellular telephones, media players, and other devices, cables may be provided with wireless transceiver circuitry. Each cable may include a power path without including data lines. When a user... Agent:

20120058738 - Multi-antenna reception scheme: A device comprises a first antenna and a second antenna. During data transmission, only the first antenna transmits data. During data reception, the second antenna is the main reception antenna and the first antenna operates as a diversity antenna.... Agent:

20120058739 - Adaptive impedance matching module (aimm) control architectures: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure can include, for example, determining from nodal voltages sampled at an input port of a matching network an impedance of a variable load coupled to an output port of the matching network, generating at least one control signal according to the... Agent: Paratek Microwave, Inc.

20120058740 - Radio broadcast receiver: A radio broadcast receiver includes a front end unit for tuning by changing a local oscillation frequency; and a control unit for managing by dividing the receiving band into a third frequency domain including a third frequency obtained by subtracting the intermediate frequency from an upper end frequency of the... Agent:

20120058741 - Thermal-mechanical signal processing: A source signal is converted into a time-variant temperature field with transduction into mechanical motion. In one embodiment, the conversion of a source signal into the time-variant temperature field is provided by utilizing a micro-fabricated fast response, bolometer-type radio frequency power meter. A resonant-type micromechanical thermal actuator may be utilized... Agent: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.

20120058742 - Method and apparatus for dynamically assigning a mobile service request to any one of a plurality of available service providers: A method, non-transistory computer readable medium and system for dynamically assigning a request for wireless communication service are disclosed. For example, the method receives the request for wireless communication service from a mobile device, and forwards the request to a plurality of wireless network service providers to solicit at least... Agent:

20120058743 - Method for legitimately unlocking a sim card lock, unlocking server, and unlocking system for a sim card lock: A method for legitimately unlocking a SIM card lock, using an unlocking server connected to a USSD gateway, is for unlocking a SIM card lock set by a telecommunications service provider to a mobile terminal of a subscriber. Upon receiving an unlocking request that is transmitted from the mobile terminal... Agent:

20120058750 - \"i am dirving/busy\" automatic response system for mobile phones: A cell phone which has been modified by the addition of software which responds to the press of one or more Busy keys by automatically sending a pre-typed text message to the sender of the latest text message just received or automatically answering an incoming call immediately upon pressing the... Agent:

20120058745 - Advertising methods and apparatus for use in a wireless communications system: Methods and apparatus related to communicating advertisements and/or service announcements to devices in a communications system are described. In various embodiments mobile devices are used as mobile advertisement transmission platforms. Advertisements may be downloaded to the wireless communications device along with transmission constraints. Transmission of an advertisement is made when... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120058748 - Method and system for managing communication of a dual-standby portable terminal: A method and system for managing communication of a dual-standby portable terminal are provided, in which upon generation of communication traffic with a first communication network among a plurality of communication networks, the portable terminal transmits a hold signal to a second communication network for which communication traffic has not... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120058747 - Method for communicating and displaying interactive avatar: A method for communication and for displaying an interactive avatar or hologram corresponding to a remote party.... Agent:

20120058746 - Method, system, and computer program product for tracking and accounting for roaming of mobile devices: Roaming of mobile devices is tracked and accounted for automatically and accurately. Revenue records are received for at least one service provider due to roaming of mobile devices within a particular geographical area served by the at least one service provider for mobile devices that do not have a subscription... Agent:

20120058744 - Mobile services access management methods and systems: An exemplary method includes a mobile services access management system maintaining a mobile services access schedule associated with a mobile access device, the mobile services access schedule specifying one or more restricted access time periods during which access by the mobile access device to one or more mobile services requires... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.

20120058749 - Techniques to associate media information with related information: System, apparatus, method, and article for techniques to associate media data with related information. A mobile computing device includes a media manager module. The media manager module processes a media file including metadata. The media manager module retrieves a first content from a metadata field in the metadata. The media... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20120058751 - System and method for generating a dig ticket request: A system, device, and method for generating a dig ticket for a proposed dig site using a mobile communication device includes obtaining location data indicative of the current location of the mobile computing device and displaying a digital map on the display of the mobile computing device that includes indicia... Agent: Underground Safety Alliance

20120058752 - Method and apparatus for distributed data transfer over multiple independent wirelss networks: Embodiments of the invention provide for methods and apparatus for fragmenting a single message and sending the message fragments over multiple independent networks to a single receiving unit. The receiving unit then reassembles the message fragments to generate the original message. One embodiment of an apparatus according to the invention... Agent: Novatel Wireless Inc.

20120058753 - Method for performing ussd services in a telecommunications network: A method for providing services in a telecommunication network with the use of USSD channel, comprising of a step of receiving (102), by a terminal device (DT), a call establishment request for a voice connection from an initiating terminal with a recipient's telephone number,—a step of rejecting (108) the call... Agent: Masspay Sp. Z O.o.

20120058754 - Wireless extensions for a conference unit and methods thereof: A telecommunication conference device, system and method for enhancing participation within a conference call. The present application relates to telecommunications, and more particularly, to a conference phone capable of being connected with wireless devices such that they can be used as microphone extensions. In one embodiment, the conference phone can... Agent: Mitel Networks Corp.

20120058755 - \"i am driving/busy\" automatic response system for mobile phones: A cell phone which has been modified by the addition of software which responds to the press of one or more Busy keys by automatically sending a pre-typed text message to the sender of the latest text message just received or automatically answering an incoming call immediately upon pressing the... Agent:

20120058756 - \"i am driving/busy\" automatic response system for mobile phones: A cell phone which has been modified by the addition of software which responds to the press of one or more Busy keys by automatically sending a pre-typed text message to the sender of the latest text message just received or automatically answering an incoming call immediately upon pressing the... Agent:

20120058757 - Method and system for identifying and characterizing the impact of network incidents on telecommunication services offered to users: The present Invention relates to a method and to a system for identifying and characterizing the impact of network incidents on the telecommunication services offered to users. According to the invention, the system for identifying and characterizing an incident in a service offered to a user of a telecommunications network... Agent: Telefonica, S.a.

20120058758 - Bias removal of radio link quality estimates: A method for compensating the bias in estimates by utilizing the configured channel estimation filter bank. The method comprises selecting a filter from a predefined set of filters based on channel parameters, and producing at least one radio channel coefficient by applying the selected filter. An input to the filter... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120058759 - Monitoring cellular radio access node performance: The technology in this application reduces the maintenance effort and expense to monitor the performance of a cellular radio access node (e.g., a relay or repeater) by having the cellular radio access node automatically perform radio performance monitoring on itself and providing some kind of indication of its status to... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120058760 - Increasing time interval between successive searches for signaling of neighboring cells of a different wireless technology: A mobile station attached to an access network receives a control message identifying neighboring cells of a different wireless technology than the access network. The mobile station searches for signaling of the neighboring cells of the different wireless technology, and in response to not being able to detect the signaling... Agent: Nortel Networks Limited

20120058761 - Method for synchronizing a mobile station to a base station: The invention relates to a method for synchronizing a mobile station to a base station, comprising in the base station a act of generating an information about a frequency of a channel which is used to transmit data about the identity of the base station and a act of transmitting... Agent:

20120058762 - Network selection in gan environment: In one embodiment, a scheme is provided for network discovery and selection by a user equipment (UE) device that is operable in wide area cellular network (WACN) bands as well as in wireless access network bands. In particular, the UE device is operable to select a WACN that is accessible... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120058763 - User equipment and access method thereof: In the field of wireless network communications, in order to solve a problem in the prior art that a user equipment (UE) cannot be handed over in time between a mobile access point (AP) and a fixed access point, a UE and an access method thereof are provided. The method... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120058764 - Apparatus and method for supporting location update registration process in machine to machine communication system: An apparatus and method for supporting a location update registration process used for an idle mode operation of a Mobile Station (MS) in a Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication are provided. The method includes determining whether a system global location update registration timer is applied to the MS, when it is determined... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120058765 - System and method for managing femto base stations and a femto zone in a wireless communication network: The present invention relates to a system and to a method for efficiently managing at least one or more femto base stations (BSs) existing in a femto zone containing a plurality of femto cells and for managing the femto zone in a wireless communication network. The system and method of... Agent: Seah Networks Co., Ltd.

20120058766 - Method, system and device for maintaining user service continuity: A method, a system and a device for maintaining user service continuity are provided in an embodiment of the present invention. The method includes prohibiting a UE from accessing a forbidden network before handover is complete when the UE needs to perform network handover if the UE adopts a SIM... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120058767 - Signaling support for antenna selection using subset lists and subset masks: A communication device is described herein that has control (or at least partial control) over which virtual antenna(s) in one or more base stations to use for transmissions. In one embodiment, the mobile phone performs the following steps: (1) receives an antenna subset list (from the scheduling unit) which identifies... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120058768 - System and method for restricting mobility in wireless networks: This invention provides a method, system and apparatus for controlling mobility on a wireless network, which includes retrieving a network mobility preference, the network mobility preference indicating a level of mobility service for the mobile station, the level of mobility service indicating the extent to which the mobile station can... Agent: Nortel Networks Limited

20120058769 - Communication method, management device, and mobile device: In a communication system 10, a management device 100, which is under the control of the MVNO, collects radio quality information from a UE 500 by using a communication channel established between the management device 100 and the UE 500, selects an optimum cell by using the collected radio quality... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120058771 - Measurement control method, user equipment and network-side device: A measurement control method, a UE, and a network-side device are provided to solve the problem in the prior art that no measurement control solution can ensure the UE to perform a measurement and obtain a measurement result in time, as well as reduce the impact of the measurement on... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120058770 - Proactive handover policy: An exemplary system and method for determining handovers for a mobile device are disclosed. An exemplary system may generally include a handover server in communication with a communication network configured to support initiated communications from a mobile device. The handover server is configured to detect an initiated communication between the... Agent:

20120058772 - Methods and arrangements in cellular communication systems: The disclosure relates to methods and arrangements wherein a user equipment (UE) supporting a first frequency band HB is enabled to communicate with a network utilizing a second frequency band. The second frequency band is a sub-band of the first frequency band or overlaps with the first frequency band. The... Agent:

20120058773 - Method and apparatus for performing a demotion in a cellular communications network: A method, computer readable medium and apparatus for performing a demotion in a cellular communications network are disclosed. For example, the method receives a packet indicating that a batching transfer is completed, determines if a background packet was received after receiving the packet indicating that the batching transfer is completed... Agent:

20120058774 - Apparatus and method for displaying augmented reality information: An apparatus and method for displaying augmented reality (AR) information on a terminal according to authorization for use of AR information provided from an AR system. The method includes recognizing a current location of the terminal; receiving authorization information of AR information receivable at the recognized current location; determining whether... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120058780 - Communications system and communications method: A communications system and a communications method that enable to collect location information without imposing a load on the network. In an RNC of a communications system, when a communication controlling module performs communication connection processing to a mobile station among a plurality of mobile stations, a positioning module measures... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120058781 - Location monitoring system: A method and device are provided for receiving a wireless location tracking activation signal. Location monitoring is initiated based on the received wireless location tracking activation. A geographic location is periodically determined and transmitted to a remote device.... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20120058779 - Method and system for implementing location service: The present invention discloses a method and a system for implementing location service, in which the method comprises: sending a location request message from a source user to a MMSG by a MMSC; sending the location request message to a multimedia message generating platform by the MMSG; initiating a location... Agent: Zte Corporation

20120058775 - Services and applications for a communications network: A location system is disclosed for commercial wireless telecommunication infrastructures. The system is an end-to-end solution having one or more location centers for outputting requested locations of commercially available handsets or mobile stations (MS) based on, e.g., CDMA, AMPS, NAMPS or TDMA communication standards, for processing both local MS location... Agent: Tracbeam LLC

20120058778 - System and method for determining a position of a mobile wireless device: A system and method for determining a position of a mobile wireless device using wireless local area network access points (APs). In one embodiment, a mobile wireless device includes an AP positioning system configured to estimate a position of the device based on locations of APs disposed about the device.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20120058777 - Systems and methods for controlling quality of service at picocells using agnostic platform: Systems and methods for maintaining the quality of service provided by a picocell and for reducing the cost to maintain and operate the picocell. The systems and methods provided herein, in an embodiment, provide for a backhaul and radio agnostic system where the picocell is highly configurable and can be... Agent: Public Wireless, Inc.

20120058776 - Updating timestamps of short messages: A time stamp of a message from a sending mobile device may be modified to correlate with the time zone occupied by a recipient mobile device. A message from a sending mobile device may be received at a message center. The message center may then route the message to a... Agent: T-mobile Usa, Inc.

20120058782 - Method and apparatus for generating and using location information: A method and apparatus for generating and using location information is provided to a user of a mobile device. The method involves obtaining and processing a location history of the mobile device to determine locations of significance; automatically generating potential location identifiers associated with the locations of significance; and prompting,... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120058783 - Method of operating mobile device by recognizing user's gesture and mobile device using the method: A method of operating a mobile device by recognizing a user's gesture and a mobile device that uses the method, the method includes recognizing the user's gesture and circumstance information; generating circumstantial gesture information according to a combination of the recognized gesture and the circumstance information; and executing an application... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120058784 - Privacy of location information: An arrangement for providing privacy settings for determining whether location information for a subscriber can be provided to a requesting party is described. The privacy settings are at least partially based on presence information for the subscriber. A gateway mobile location centre (GMLC) selectively provides the location information regarding subscribers... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20120058787 - Advanced user interface operations in a dual-mode wireless device: A system and method are provided for mobile stations for enhancing the ease of use of a mobile station. Through the system and method, a user may more easily view the phone number of a caller identification card. The user may be alerted when the user tries to send messages... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120058786 - Method for transmitting an electronic short message to multiple receivers: The invention relates to a method and a system for transmitting an electronic short message via at least one telecommunication network (N) from a first terminal device (D) for telecommunication to a group of two or more receiving devices (A, B). The short message is received by a messaging centre... Agent:

20120058785 - Wireless messaging using notification messages in a wireless communication network: A wireless communication system, comprising a host service, a wireless router system coupled to the host service, a wireless network coupling the wireless router system and a wireless mobile communication device (“mobile device”), adaptively delivers data to the mobile device in the wireless communication system using a pull message delivery... Agent:

20120058788 - Method and apparatus for communicating with blind interference alignment using power allocation and/or transmission architecture: A method and system are disclosed herein for power allocation and/or clustering in a wireless communication system that uses blind interference alignment. In one embodiment, the system comprises a plurality of receivers, where each receiver in the plurality has a multi-mode antenna with a single radio frequency (RF) chain that... Agent:

20120058789 - Probabilistic interference mitigation for wireless cellular networks: An interference mitigation system randomizes transmissions to cell-edge users by carefully controlling the probability of transmission to these users, thereby creating a virtual fractional frequency system that does not require extensive frequency management and coordination across the network. In some embodiments, the interference mitigation system identifies severely interfered links and... Agent:

20120058791 - Channel state information reference signals: In a wireless communication system, from available data resource elements (REs) in a subframe, REs are assigned to transmissions of a reference signal, thereby resulting in a plurality of remaining data REs. Furthermore, REs from the plurality of remaining data REs are assigned for data transmission to a wireless device... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120058793 - First base station managing a neighboring condition and cell area operation of a cell area, server of a wireless cellular network, and system for managing a neighboring condition and cell area operation of a cell area: The present invention concerns a first base station managing a neighboring condition and cell area operation of a cell area, the cell area being a cell area of a wireless cellular network, the wireless cellular network comprising a telecommunication network enabling a transfer of information between the first base station... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20120058790 - Method for generating a coexistence value to define fair resource share between secondary networks: Method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiments are disclosed to provide coexistence values for wireless resource sharing on a fair basis between heterogeneous wireless networks to enable coexistence of secondary networks. An example embodiment of the invention includes a method, comprising the steps of: determining a coexistence value for a... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120058792 - Method of and system for performing access control and radio resource management entity: The present invention discloses a method of and system for performing the access control as well as a radio resource management entity. The method includes: detecting, by a hybrid radio resource management entity, an access control trigger event; determining, by the hybrid radio resource management entity, a non-closed subscriber group,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120058794 - Systems and methods for enabling non-cognitive radio devices to function as cognitive radios: Systems and methods according to the exemplary embodiments enable non-cognitive radio devices to operate as if they were cognitive radio devices. A pilot radio device analyzes a local radio environment and broadcasts a spectrum map message which indicates, for example, available radio resources in the local radio environment. A non-cognitive... Agent:

20120058795 - Method and system for providing emergency service: A method and system for providing an emergency service are provided. The method includes broadcasting a channel message by a first mobile terminal in a no service state in response to a request for an emergency service, transmitting a corresponding response message to the first mobile terminal when a second... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120058796 - A method of operating wireless communications network and base station for use in wireless communication network: A method of operating a wireless communications network comprising a first plurality of base stations serving a second plurality of subscriber stations and at least one Radio Network Controller. The method comprises detecting (102) a malfunction affecting provision of services by a base station, determining (104) cell affected by said... Agent:

20120058797 - Power control on a deactivated component carrier: A wireless communication system implementing Carrier Aggregation (CA) allows activation and deactivation of certain component carriers. Transmit power on an uplink component carrier being reactivated may be controlled by predetermining appropriate power control parameters to be used upon reactivation. The predetermined power control parameters may depend on a last known... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120058798 - Process for improving the determination of the sir target in an outer loop power control mechanism of umts ue: In a receiver of a UMTS telecommunication system a process for performing the Outer Loop power control in a User Equipment is provided. The receiver includes an improved outer loop power control mechanism that estimates a Signal to Interference target (SIRtarg) based on a Block Error Rate target (BLERtarg) received... Agent: St-ericsson S.a.

20120058799 - Wireless communication device, transmission power control method, and communication quality transmission method: A communication quality receiver of a transmitting-side wireless communication device receives information about antenna communication qualities of respective transmitting-side antennas from a receiving-side wireless communication device that has received data. A transmission power controller controls transmission powers of the respective transmitting-side antennas in accordance with the received antenna communication qualities.... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120058800 - Structure of moving recording device for transportation tools: An improved structure of a moving record device for transportation tools is provided in the present invention. It has a moving record device which is composed of a systematic framework having a wireless transceiver module, a moving record device, a computing equipment and a wireless communication module. The device can... Agent: Lian Wen International Technology Co. Ltd

20120058802 - Forming a geometric structure in a device housing to externally provide a hardware element of a mobile telecommunication device: In one illustrative embodiment, a functional device hardware element of a mobile telecommunication device is provided externally by forming a dual geometric structure in an exterior surface of at least two device side edges of a device housing. The device housing has first and second grooves being substantially disposed from... Agent:

20120058801 - Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for enhancing activation of an augmented reality mode: Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are provided for enhancing activation of an augmented reality mode. A method may include detecting a predefined trigger for activating an augmented reality mode. The method may further include determining, responsive to the predefined trigger, at least a portion of content visibly displayed. The... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120058803 - Decisions on ambient noise suppression in a mobile communications handset device: A method in a communications device includes the following operations. During a call, a process automatically detects that the device has moved from an at-the-ear position to an away-from-the-ear position. Based on the detection, a noise suppressor that operates upon an uplink signal for the call is signaled to change... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120058804 - Cmos-inverter-type frequency divider circuit, and mobile phone including the cmos-inverter-type frequency divider circuit: The CMOS-inverter-type frequency divider circuit includes: a plurality of CMOS inverters that contribute to realizing a frequency division function; a frequency division control section for performing control such that some or all of the plurality of CMOS inverters are intermittently driven at the respective different timings in accordance with an... Agent:

20120058805 - Mobile device and method for cutoff-based power control: A mobile device and its control method allow a system booting in an emergency mode to operate by redefining a reference cutoff voltage when the mobile device enters into the power-off state in a cutoff mode, wherein the mobile device can support an emergency call service through a minimum booting... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120058806 - Mobile terminal device: A mobile terminal device with a first case including a rotation base portion having a first axis of rotation parallel to a side of the first case, a second case openable and closable relative to the first case by rotating the second case about the first axis of rotation, and... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

  
03/01/2012 > 137 patent applications in 68 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120052793 - Bluetooth-enabled femto pilot gating: A low-cost and power-saving system and methodology that reduces interference, unnecessary signaling and allows for more pertinent network listen measurements, by employing Bluetooth® technology in a femto access point (FAP) is provided. Moreover, a cellular transmitter in the FAP remains deactivated and is activated only if a UE, authorized for... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC

20120052794 - Systems, devices, and methods for selectively preventing data transfer from a medical device: Systems and methods provide for the selective prevention of data transfer from a medical device to allow the patient to have privacy when desired. These systems and methods provide medical devices that can be instructed to stop recording data and/or transmitting data to external devices and systems. These systems and... Agent:

20120052796 - Communication system, communication control method, mobile terminal, and relay device: A communication system is configured that includes a mobile terminal, one or more relay devices, and a base station for communicating with the mobile terminal via any of the one or more relay devices, where the mobile terminal includes a reception unit for receiving a reference signal transmitted from the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120052795 - Methods and devices for wireless relays: A relay method and device, wherein the control signal and the data signal which are in the same subframe are directly sent to a lower level device respectively by an upper level device and a relay function device. In one example, the relay function device transmits data signal using subscriber... Agent:

20120052797 - Wireless identification and research network for space devices: An evanescent wireless network system for space equipment items integrated, or intended to be integrated, in a satellite, and including a set of smart couplers, integrated or not with said space equipment items, said smart couplers including wireless communication means, forming an embedded wireless network; and a computer configured for... Agent: Thales

20120052798 - Transponder power supply, a transponder and a method for providing a transponder power supply current: A transponder power supply for providing a supply current based on an antenna input signal. The transponder power supply comprises an emergency circuit comprising a charging circuit, an emergency capacitor, and an output stage. The charging circuit is configured to charge the emergency capacitor based on the antenna input signal... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

20120052799 - Wireless digital audio reproduction system capable remote control: A wireless digital audio reproduction system includes: a first device having a first control module configured to control a first wireless communication module, in response to triggering when the first device is in a standby state, for generating an operational signal associated with identification information that corresponds to the first... Agent:

20120052801 - Near field communication device: A near field communication device (100) for providing a communication path between a processing unit of the device and an external device, wherein the device (100) comprises the processing unit (102) and a control unit (101) coupled to the processing unit, wherein the control unit (101) is adapted for establishing... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20120052800 - Secure smart card system: A smart card usable in magnetic stripe swipe transactions with a transaction terminal configured to read transaction information encoded on a magnetic stripe of a standard transaction card includes a card body, which includes a magnetic stripe emulator for use with the transaction terminal, a smart card chip programmed with... Agent: X-card Holdings, LLC

20120052802 - Advertisement of an existing wireless connection: Method, apparatus, and computer program product enable devices to advertise an existing connection to other devices so that they can synchronize to the connection and listen to the information exchanged, in a listen-only mode. In example embodiments, after a slave device has joined a piconet by completing a connection with... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120052803 - Cellular telephone apparatus: In one aspect, the present invention is directed to a cellular telephone apparatus (2), comprising: a “traditional” handset (10); and a communication box (20) in which is installed at least a cellular transmitter of the apparatus (2). The handset (10) and the communication box (20) are physically separate entities, communicating... Agent:

20120052806 - Communication system and communication device: A communication apparatus includes a short-range communication unit that receives an inquiry signal from a short-range external communication apparatus and transmits a response signal in response to the inquiry signal. The communication apparatus also includes a long-range communication unit that communicates in a range wider than a communication area of... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120052804 - Method for controlling function and electronic device applying thereof: A method for controlling a function is used for an electronic device. The electronic device includes a first sensor and a second sensor. In the method for controlling the function, a first determination result is generated by determining if a neighboring object neighboring to the electronic device belongs to a... Agent: Compal Electronics, Inc.

20120052805 - Wireless communication system: In a master device, an address for a transmission origin and an address of an ultimate transmission destination, included in a message from an end device, are stored, as a pair, as proxy information, and the address of the transmission origin included in the message is overwritten with the local... Agent: Yamatake Corporation

20120052808 - Audible and visible remote cell phone alert and visible remote missed call alert: A remote cell phone alert and missed call alert system is configured to identify when a call is or has been received on a designated cell phone. The system includes a housing; a wireless interface configured to be coupled wirelessly to at least one cell phone and configured to receive... Agent: Zorkos.

20120052810 - Fully integrated small stereo headset: A compact, wearable wireless headset for stereo audio reproduction contains first and second ear pieces. The ear pieces each contain a battery and a speaker, and are connected by connecting means. The first ear piece receives audio information via a short range radio, and communicates left channel audio information to... Agent:

20120052807 - Techniques for facilitating communication between a portable media device and an accessory using multiple communication paths: Techniques for facilitating communication between a portable media device (PMD) and an accessory via multiple communication paths. In one set of embodiments, an accessory can be coupled with a PMD via a first connection, thereby establishing a first control communication path. The accessory can send to the PMD, via the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120052809 - Two parts smart phone: A smart phone has a pocket unit and a handheld unit. Handheld can slide into pocket to be one piece phone. Pocket unit is responsible for cellular side communication and relay the signals from/to handheld. It can be put aside or into bag or hanged on the belt so that... Agent:

20120052811 - Apparatus and method related to environmental spectrum analysis: In an embodiment of the present invention, a wide-band spectrum analyzer system uses a combination of components to achieve wide-band spectrum analysis to conduct a spectrum survey to provide an optimum selected frequency for communication. A certain frequency within a band may be identified for a mobile device, such as... Agent:

20120052812 - System and method for interference free operation of co-located tranceivers: Systems and methods for co-locating a plurality of transceivers capable of operating on the same frequency without interference are provided. The transmissions and/or receptions of the transceivers are coordinated in the time domain such that conflicting sectors are not utilized simultaneously, allowing for the transceivers to be physically located in... Agent: Trilliant Networks, Inc.

20120052813 - Systems and methods for suppressing radio interference from a noise source via active filtering: Systems and methods are provided for suppressing radio interference from a noise source having an operating frequency. In accordance with an embodiment, a vehicle is provided. The vehicle may include, but is not limited to, a communications bus having a delay, an electric motor communicatively coupled to the communications bus,... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120052815 - Methods for dynamic calibration of over-the-air path loss in over-the-air radio-frequency test systems: Calibration equipment for calibrating multiple test stations in a test system is provided. Each test station may include a test unit, a test chamber with an over-the-air (OTA) antenna, and a radio-frequency (RF) cable that connects the test unit to the test chamber. Reference devices under test (DUTs) may be... Agent:

20120052814 - Tail optimization protocol for cellular radio resource allocation: Systems and methods for increasing the power and resource efficiency of a mobile network device are presented herein. More particularly, described herein is a novel Tail Optimization Protocol (TOP) and/or other mechanisms, systems and methods for enabling cooperation between a mobile device and an associated radio access network to eliminate... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120052816 - Methods of testing wireless devices in over-the-air radio-frequency test systems without path loss characterization: A method for testing wireless devices under test (DUTs) in a wireless test station is provided. Each test station may include a test unit, a test chamber with an antenna, and a radio-frequency (RF) cable that connects the test unit to the test chamber. Reference DUTs may be used to... Agent:

20120052818 - Apparatus and method for managing operation mode of mobile station in wireless communication system: An apparatus and method manage an operation mode of a mobile station in a wireless communication system. Here, a method for managing an operation mode of a Mobile Station (MS) that uses a service of a strict interactive response time in a Base Station (BS) of a wireless communication system... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120052817 - Mobile terminal and operation control method thereof: Disclosed herein is a mobile terminal and an operation control method thereof in which the status of a wireless communication unit is controlled based on a user's usage pattern for the wireless communication unit in the mobile terminal, thereby reducing the consumption of a battery caused by the abuse of... Agent:

20120052819 - Radio communication device and radio communication method: It is provided a radio communication apparatus and radio communication method that, in the radio communication apparatus having a normal transmitting/receiving mode and a distortion correction mode, communicates successfully without influencing circuit characteristic in a normal transmitting/receiving mode, sends back a transmitting signal from the receiving system, extracts a distortion... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120052822 - Apparatus and method for a multi-band radio operating in a wireless network: A multi-band radio operates in a wireless network. The multi-band radio includes a receiver configured to receive a signal. A switch in the receiver is configured to route a signal having a frequency within a first band of frequencies to a first path and a second band of frequencies to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120052820 - Mobile electronic device and data process system utilizing the same: A portable electronic device switches between antennas in order to decrease specific absorption rate (SAR). When the portable electronic device performs wireless communication, a sensor detects a distance between an object under test and the portable electronic device. The sensor sends a message to a control circuit, and the control... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20120052821 - Perturbation antenna system and apparatus for wireless terminals: This is invention discloses a perturbation antenna system for wireless communication terminals such mobile handsets, mobile embedded laptops, mobile CPEs (Customer premises equipment), nomadic wireless CPEs, fixed wireless terminals and etc. The perturbation antenna output is analogically combined with that of the primary antenna. The combined result is to re-create... Agent:

20120052823 - Dc power control for power amplifiers: Some embodiments of the present disclosure relate to transmission techniques that result in power savings relative to previous solutions. These techniques often transmit a signal-of-interest by using two paths, namely, a transmission path (which includes a power amplifier) and a control path. The signal-of-interest is evaluated in “fast-track” fashion on... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

20120052825 - Selectable pa bias temperature compensation circuitry: Radio frequency (RF) power amplifier (PA) circuitry, which transmits RF signals is disclosed. The RF PA circuitry includes a final stage, a final stage current digital-to-analog converter (IDAC), and a final stage temperature compensation circuit. A final stage current reference circuit may provide an uncompensated final stage reference current to... Agent: Rf Micro Devices, Inc.

20120052824 - Variable gain control transformer and rf transmitter utilizing same: According to one embodiment, a variable gain control transformer comprises a primary winding connected to differential inputs of the variable gain control transformer, a secondary winding for providing a single ended output to a load, and an output control circuit coupled to the secondary winding, the output control circuit configured... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120052826 - Communication apparatus having automatic gain control apparatus and automatic gain control method: The invention relates to a communication apparatus having automatic gain control apparatus and automatic gain control method. It comprises a communication apparatus with automatic gain control apparatus, a signal power calculation apparatus to calculate a first power value of the first digital signal. The operation of gain apparatus is based... Agent: Global Unichip Corporation

20120052827 - Decision directed antenna diversity in radio frequency receivers: A white space sensing method includes receiving a signal on each of multiple antennas in an alternating fashion. The method also includes calculating feature metrics for incumbent signals on a given frequency channel for all antennas (e.g., pilot strength, luminance carrier strength (for NTSC)). The strongest of the antennas can... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120052828 - Beam selection in a multiple beam antenna in a fixed wireless cpe: A method includes scanning beams of a multiple beam antenna to collect metrics associated with the beams; selecting a best beam based on the collected metrics or based on a manual selection received from an operator; retrieving thresholds associated with the metrics; comparing the collected metrics, associated with the selected... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120052829 - Terminal having transfer mode and network connection method: A terminal and a network connection method to automatically connect devices to a network and transfer data to the devices using the received signal strength indication (RSSI) levels of signals respectively received from the devices. The terminal may transfer different data to devices based on the RSSI level of the... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120052830 - Antenna, communication module, communication system, position estimating device, position estimating method, position adjusting device, and position adjusting method: An antenna includes: a differential linear antenna that includes two antenna elements, which have a predetermined length, arranged so as to be separated from each other for to be symmetrical with respect to a line that becomes a reference and provided with voltages having opposite polarities; and a patch antenna... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120052831 - Frequency converting device, television device and frequency converting method: According to an embodiment, a frequency converting device is provided with a duty adjusting unit that generates a 1/N local signal, which is a local signal with a duty ratio of 1/N, when N is an integral number not smaller than 3 and an N-th high-frequency component included in the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120052832 - Emergency call handling: A user terminal for use with a communications system. The user terminal comprises a non-volatile memory and a subscriber identity authentication unit configured in use to communicate with a removable subscriber identity module and with said communications system in order to authenticate a subscriber identity stored in said subscriber identity... Agent:

20120052833 - Mobile panic button for health monitoring system: In one example, a mobile device with a panic button includes a surface structured to removably engage a surface of a docking station. The mobile device includes a first interface to communicatively couple the mobile device to the docking station at least when the surfaces are engaged, the first interface... Agent: Pomdevices, LLC

20120052837 - Emergency call notification system and method: A system and method for automatically notifying others when a 9-1-1 emergency call has been placed from a cellular phone. The user selects the people who she would like to be contacted in the case of an emergency. The contact information (e.g., phone numbers and email address) for these notification... Agent:

20120052835 - Location accuracy improvement using a priori probabilities: A large volume of high accuracy location data is determined in many commercial wireless networks from location based services (LBS) and, in the United States, for E911. Uplink-Time-Difference-of-Arrival (UTDOA) and Assisted GPS (AGPS) are the predominant geolocation technologies providing these high accuracy locations. In the US alone over 10 million... Agent: Trueposition, Inc.

20120052836 - Method and system for personal emergency mobile communication: A method and system for personal emergency mobile communications includes providing a mobile communication device having a personal emergency button (PEB) and associated functionality, which may be powered by a secondary power source. Activation of the PEB by a user may cause a wireless PEB notification to be sent to... Agent:

20120052834 - System and method for monitoring and restricting the usage of a mobile communication device: A system and methodology for monitoring and restricting the use of a mobile communication device while operating a moving vehicle is disclosed. The mobile communications device environmental/geometrical context and the vehicle environmental/geometrical context are self determined, shared and stored locally. This information context is used to restrict a mobile communication... Agent:

20120052840 - Enterprise network and femtocell thereof: An enterprise network is disclosed. The enterprise network includes at least one site. The site includes an authorizing unit, an enterprise private branch exchange (PBX), and a plurality of femtocells. After a first femtocell of the plurality of femtocells receives a voice/data signal from an enterprise-authenticated handset and the authorizing... Agent:

20120052839 - Femtocell base station and method of switching communication services thereof: A femtocell base station and method of switching communication services of femtocell base stations. The method establishes an authorization list by which the mobile communication apparatus can be authorized to access the other femtocell base stations within the communication coverage, sets up a communication warning value and a signal capturing... Agent: Askey Computer Corporation

20120052838 - Providing location-based services in an ad hoc environment: Techniques for implementing a location-based service include obtaining meta-information from a service provider comprising location-based service information, service provider contact information, and service provider authentication information, combining the meta-information into a message and encoding the message into a series of signals to be broadcast for implementing the service over an... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120052842 - System and method for wireless messaging in a wireless communication system: A host service queues data messages received at a message server for delivery to a wireless mobile device. The host service detects a trigger in response to an expiration of a predetermined time interval. In response to detecting the trigger when the data messages are queued, the host service attempts... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120052843 - Third party location query for wireless networks: A computer-implemented method provides, to a first user, location-based information concerning a second user, and a system and computer-readable storage medium include computer-readable instructions for performing the same. The method includes determining that the second user is within a certain geographic area and communicating to the first user, by way... Agent:

20120052841 - Wireless mobile phone with authenticated mode of operation including heart beat profile based authentication: A wireless mobile phone is equipped to operate in an unauthenticated and an authenticated mode of operation, depending on whether a user has been authenticated. In one embodiment, the wireless mobile phone includes a number of sensors to enable a user's heart beat profile to be captured and be used... Agent: Varia Holdings LLC

20120052844 - Mobile terminal and method for deleting message: A mobile terminal includes a storing module, an analysis module, and a processing module. The storing module is used for storing a plurality of messages. The analysis module is used for obtaining a message number corresponding to a selected message of the plurality of messages after determining a storing time... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120052845 - User interface for selectively playing back content of a forwarded message: Disclosed in an example embodiment herein is an apparatus comprising a user interface, and a controller coupled to the user interface. The controller is operative to display images associated with a message that has been forwarded at least once in a predefined format on the user interface, where a first... Agent:

20120052846 - Voice mailbox configuration methods and apparatus for mobile communication devices: Techniques for use in a mobile telephone for configuring voice mailbox configuration information at a remote voicemail system for storage in association with a voice mailbox of the mobile telephone. The mobile telephone displays, in a GUI, a user input prompt for initializing or changing the information. In response to... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120052848 - Method and apparatus for contact information management in mobile terminal: Provided is a contact management method in a mobile terminal that provides a contact synchronization function. A contact list editing screen is displayed, wherein, when a contact integrating function is performed, an entire contact list is scrollably displayed in a first area and a contact list for integrated management is... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120052849 - Method and system to automatically park a voice call for data transfer: A system and method to automatically park a voice call on a mobile electronic device so that the device can receive data, comprising a switch for establishing a voice call at the at least one caller device, a database for storing at least one call processing rule, and an enterprise... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120052847 - Mobile terminal and control method: A mobile terminal and control method to share content with a device and control the device are provide. The mobile terminal includes a communication unit to communicate with a host and the device; a search unit to receive content information and device information; an input unit to receive a content... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120052850 - Image selection for an incoming call: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, are described for selecting an image of a caller associated with an incoming call. In one aspect, a method includes identifying a caller associated with an incoming call from an originating telecommunications device. The method also includes... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120052851 - Mobile telephone call forwarding management: An indication of an activated call forwarding feature is provided for a mobile telephone/computing device. When a call forwarding feature is activated, an indication may be presented on the device to indicate the call forwarding feature is currently active. The indication may be visual, audible or tactile. The indication serves... Agent: Cox Communications, Inc.

20120052852 - Mass deployment of communication headset systems: The present disclosure relates to devices, systems and methods for programming base units of communication headset systems with new or updated configuration parameters by a portable or handheld programming unit.... Agent: Gn Netcom A/s

20120052853 - Paging for non-real-time communications using cellular networks: A method of paging to increase standby time of Wireless Terminals used for non-real-time communications via cellular network is disclosed. The method comprises synchronizing a wireless terminal clock to a server internal clock and deriving a paging window and a dormant window for communicating between the server and the wireless... Agent: Jasper Wireless, Inc.

20120052854 - Service delivery network: A service delivery network provides a variety of services to a caller placing a call to the network through a vehicle communication system. The network includes automatic call routing, and has access to one or more databases with various caller services. These databases include, but are not limited to, traffic,... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20120052856 - Method of handling logged mdt reporting in a wireless communication system and related communication device: A method of handling minimization of drive tests (MDT) reporting of a mobile device in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method comprises not transmitting a request message to a network of the wireless communication system, when the mobile device is performing the MDT reporting to the network, wherein... Agent:

20120052855 - System and method for timing and frequency synchronization by a femto access point: Techniques are provided for frequency and timing synchronization of a femto access point (FAP). In one example, the FAP may be configured to establish an out-of-band (OOB) link with at least user equipment (UE), and receive aiding parameters from the at least one UE via the OOB link. The FAP... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120052857 - System and method for reporting loss of broadband connectivity: The subject disclosure provides a system and methods for a central network monitoring authority to be automatically alerted upon loss of broadband connectivity at a residential gateway. In connection with detecting a connectivity loss in a residential gateway, traceable alert data is created, a mobile device is located within range... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120052858 - Power saving by limiting use of advanced signal processing: Systems, methods, and devices are described for power saving techniques in mobile devices. A signal quality metric of a received wireless signal may be monitored. A determination is made when the signal quality metric exceeds a threshold quality level for a time period. A subset of the signal processing functionality... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120052860 - Notifying user equipment of an upcoming change of system information in a radio communication network: A basic idea is to introduce an additional paging schedule for user equipment in connected mode that differs from the paging schedule used for user equipment in idle mode. Consequently, the inventive mechanism relies on distributing (S1) a notification of an upcoming change of system information in paging messages according... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120052859 - Querying a subscriber server for identities of multiple serving elements of user equipment (ue): Systems and methods are disclosed that provide identities of multiple serving elements of user equipment (UE). In one embodiment, a subscriber server of a packet-switched data network stores data for the UE, which is served by the packet-switched data network. The subscriber server receives a user data request from a... Agent:

20120052861 - Method and apparatus for automatically initiating a second mobile communication to avoid and reduce costs: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus comprises at least one processor and at least one memory including computer program code. The at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to perform at... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120052862 - Scanning and decoding methods and apparatus for mobile communications devices: For each one of a plurality of broadcast control channels, a mobile device measures a signal strength level of a radio frequency (RF) signal from a wireless communication network. The mobile device then repeats the measuring at least one time so that at least one other signal strength level of... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120052863 - Method of handling service group ownership transfer in a communication system and related communication device: A method of transferring ownership of a service group (SG) for a communication system comprising a server is disclosed. The service group comprises a first plurality of network elements. The method comprises receiving an owner transfer request that is transmitted from a first network element of the service group, wherein... Agent:

20120052864 - Techniques to optimize the interaction between c2k idle handoff and c2k-lte reselection: A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus initiates a process for reselection from a first network (e.g., C2K) to a second network (e.g., LTE) by performing a measurement on a frequency indicated in a neighbor list received from a first cell... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120052865 - Method, apparatus and system for obtaining location area information during handover between heterogeneous networks: A method obtains area information during handover between heterogeneous networks. A mobility management entity of a destination network receives location area related information of a User Equipment (UE) from a mobility management entity of a source network. The mobility management entity obtains location area information required by the UE according... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120052867 - Method and system for customizable flow management in a cellular basestation: A method for customizable flow management in a cellular basestation including configuring a framework on a cellular basestation; and executing customized flow management functions through the framework by an external entity.... Agent: Nec Laboratories America, Inc.

20120052866 - System and method for managing subscriber bandwidth based on cell congestion analysis: A system and method for enforcing network policies is disclosed. Data is captured from network interfaces. A cell congestion level is determined from the captured data. Cells having a congestion level above a first threshold are identified. A first alert is transmitted to a network policy management entity when the... Agent: Tektronix, Inc.

20120052868 - Wireless communication method, wireless communication system, base station apparatus, and portable terminal: In a wireless communication system, a cell region managed by each base station includes a first region within the cell region, and a second region surrounding the first region. Frequency bands used in the first and second regions are different. The base stations use a common frequency band and a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120052869 - Allocation of primary and secondary synchronization code sequences to cells in a wireless communication system: Allocation of cell IDs in a cellular communication system includes determining a candidate allocation pattern of primary and secondary synchronization signal sequences for a candidate set of two or more cells. A performance metric is applied to the candidate allocation pattern to ascertain a performance indicator for the candidate allocation... Agent:

20120052872 - Audio-based environment awareness: A method of determining a position of a mobile device in a wireless communication network includes: accessing mobile device audio information from the mobile device; analyzing the mobile device audio information to determine an environmental characteristic of a present environment of the mobile device; and using the environmental characteristic to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120052879 - Identification device, system and method: An identification system (1) for identifying the position of an article, the identification system comprising an identification device (12) to be attached to the article and a central server system (11) arranged for data communication with the identification device, the central server system being arranged to receive a data communication... Agent:

20120052876 - Initialization of regulatory configurations of unlicensed wireless devices: In an example embodiment, a mobile wireless device, such as a mobile telephone, is employed to configure a second wireless device such as an access point. The mobile wireless device determines its location and a regulatory domain corresponding to the location. The mobile wireless device configures the second wireless device... Agent:

20120052873 - Method and apparatus for dynamic power savings based on location: Techniques to dynamically manage power for a mobile computing device based on a location of the device are described. For example, a mobile computing device may comprise one or more wireless transceivers, a location module operative to monitor one or more location parameters for the mobile computing device, and a... Agent: Palm, Inc.

20120052871 - Methods, systems and apparatus to generate market segmentation data with anonymous location data: Methods and apparatus are disclosed to generate market segmentation data with anonymous location data. A disclosed example method involves receiving geographic location information associated with a mobile phone user, associating the geographic location information with an identifier unrelated to personal information associated with the mobile phone user, identifying a home... Agent:

20120052870 - Mobile tracking: A method of tracking a lead mobile device entails receiving tracking data that includes a current location for both the lead mobile device and at least one other mobile device that is also tracking the lead device. The method also entails displaying the current locations of the lead device and... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120052875 - Positioning in telecommunication systems: A method for providing a position determination comprises obtaining (210) of data representing signal properties of a cellular communication network associated with a user equipment and determining of a position for the user equipment based on the signal properties. The method further comprises obtaining (212) of data representing a precoder... Agent:

20120052878 - Radio equipment controller, radio equipment, and communication method: A division and assignment section of a radio equipment control divides an information region of a frame used for exchanging information with radio equipments connected thereto in a daisy-chain fashion, and assigns the information region after the division to the radio equipments. A transmission section transmits address information for the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120052877 - Radio receiver, radio receiving method and program: A radio receiver includes a position detecting unit, a broadcasting tower extracting portion, a reception determining portion and an information notifying portion. The position detecting unit detects a plane position of the radio receiver. The broadcasting tower extracting portion calculates a relative distance between the radio receiver and each of... Agent: J&k Car Electronics Corporation

20120052874 - Use of wireless access point id for position determination: A mobile computing device comprises a wireless transceiver and a processing circuit. The processing circuit is configured to identify a location, to identify a wireless access point within a predetermined distance of the location, to detect a wireless access point identifier using the wireless transceiver, to compare the detected wireless... Agent: Palm, Inc.

20120052882 - Location-based search-result ranking for blog documents and the like: In one embodiment, a mobile communication device is adapted to provide geography-enhanced blog search results. In response to a blog-search query entered by a user, the mobile communication device is adapted to determine a current geographical location for the mobile communication device and a home location for the user. The... Agent: Agere Systems Inc.

20120052881 - Method and system for monitoring electronic purchases and cash-withdrawals: A computer-implemented method of providing search results responsive to a web enquiry made using an Internet user's wireless communication device. The geographical location of the Internet user's wireless communication device is determined wirelessly. That geographical location is associated with a computer signature of that same Internet user's wireless communication device.... Agent:

20120052880 - System and method for determining action spot locations relative to the location of a mobile device: A system and method for determining action spot locations relative to the location of a mobile device includes a display and a processor module communicatively coupled to the display. The processor module is configured to receive executable instructions to display a graphical user interface of the display; receive data indicative... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120052883 - Location estimation of a mobile device in a umts network: The present disclosure provides devices, systems, and methods to utilize relative timing offset information reported by one or more mobile devices. When coupled with AGPS information reported by one or more mobile devices, the offset information is be used to calibrate calculations and subsequently to locate all 3G mobiles with... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii LLC

20120052884 - Method for enhancing location identity through incorporation of shorter-range communication and sensing (nearlocate): A method of determining location of a mobile device including estimating an absolute location using long range communication estimates, estimating a relative location based on shorter-range communications, receiving location information from a plurality of peer entities, and refining the absolute location and based on the received location information.... Agent: Nearverse, Inc.

20120052885 - Method and apparatus for enabling common channel communications of sms: A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided in which 1×CSFB for communication of SMS messages in an LTE environment may be avoided. An IWS may receive a paging request message from a MSC, wherein the paging request message includes a first SMS service... Agent:

20120052888 - 2-way texting through hosted applications: The invention is apparatus for communicating between a subscriber and a second party in a 2-way texting system. The apparatus includes a hosted application system, having a host application server, storage, communication apparatus and a hosted application. A subscriber's 2-way communication device is coupled to the communication apparatus and assigned... Agent:

20120052887 - Power saving operation of user equipment in a cellular communication system: Mobile User Equipment (UE) is operated in a first mode in which radio functions are enabled. In response to a predetermined condition, the UE is operated in a power saving mode involving disabling all radio functionality for a first period of time during which no connection is maintained with a... Agent:

20120052890 - System and method for subscription management: A subscription manager module or message processing engine operating within a messaging inter-carrier vendor (MICV) provides value added services to both service users (e.g., mobile telephone users) and service providers (e.g., information brokers, vendors, news sources, etc.). The MICV is disposed between a plurality of service users and a plurality... Agent: Sybase 365, Inc.

20120052886 - Telephone messaging privacy: A user can select to automatically delete sent and received text messages from a phone, to avoid complications of another person having access to the phone reading stored messages.... Agent:

20120052889 - Wireless messaging using notification messages in a wireless communication network: A wireless communication system, comprising a host service, a wireless router system coupled to the host service, a wireless network coupling the wireless router system and a wireless mobile communication device (“mobile device”), adaptively delivers data to the mobile device in the wireless communication system using a pull message delivery... Agent:

20120052891 - Method and arrangement for white space allocation: The disclosure relates to a network node of a wireless network, and to a related method of controlling interference generated by at least one white space device controlled by the network node. The method comprises transmitting a request for information regarding channels available for secondary usage to the remote entity,... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120052892 - Transmit leakage cancellation in a wide bandwidth distributed antenna system: A system and methods for cancelling transmission leakage signals in a wide bandwidth Distributed Antenna System (“DAS”) having remote units is disclosed. An internal cancellation circuit within the remote unit is employed to reduce the transmitted leakage signals by generating a cancellation signal. This cancellation signal is added to the... Agent: Powerwave Technologies, Inc.

20120052893 - Radio communication system, control station, and control method: A radio communication system includes a plurality of radio base stations, and a control station which controls the plurality of radio base stations, wherein the control station comprises a controller which determines a peripheral base station, from among a plurality of peripheral base stations, and which adjusts a radio parameter... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120052897 - Beam wobbling for increased downlink coverage and capacity: A method and apparatus for reducing signal interference within a cellular radio system to increase both coverage and capacity. The method and apparatus include altering the direction of beams within cell sectors is among discrete angular positions according to a predetermined, cyclic pattern. The predetermined, cyclic pattern varies in a... Agent: Rockstar Bidco L.p., A New York Corporation

20120052895 - Method and apparatus for adaptive scheduling based on coordinated rank in multi-cell communication system: An adaptive scheduling method and apparatus that adaptively perform scheduling based on a coordinated rank in a multi-cell communication system are provided. A master base station may schedule, with a first priority, master terminals, each of which has a preferred rank equal to a transmission rank of the master base... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120052894 - Methods and apparatus for parallel scheduling of frequency resources for communication nodes: Various schedulers are disclosed for use within a network node of a radio access network. A scheduler can be configured to divide a defined frequency bandwidth into a plurality of bandwidth pipes. The scheduler then develops sets of nodes that are candidates for using corresponding ones of the bandwidth pipes... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (pubi)

20120052896 - Mobile communication method, base station and system employing hierarchical virtual antenna architecture: A mobile communication method, a base station and a mobile communication system employing a hierarchical virtual antenna architecture are disclosed. The method comprises steps of: negotiating, by a first base station, with a second base station about a transmission mode with a mobile station; and according to the negotiated transmission... Agent:

20120052898 - Base station and control method: A base station controls random access that includes non-contention random access where the base station allocates to each terminal, a dedicated code as a preamble. The base station includes a wireless communications interface; and a processor configured to measure non-contention random access load received by the wireless communications interface; to... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120052899 - Wireless communication system, base station device, and program: A wireless communication system includes a macro-base station device and a CGS base station device normally connected to a CSG terminal device. When a non-CGS terminal device approaches the CGS base station device, the CGS base station device reduces a frequency band for transmitting packets to the CGS terminal device... Agent:

20120052900 - Coexistence support for multi-channel wireless communications: Systems and techniques relating to wireless communications are described. A described technique includes monitoring a group of wireless channels that are useable by at least a first wireless communication device for wireless communications, receiving one or more beacon signals from one or more second wireless communication devices, identifying, within the... Agent:

20120052901 - Combined channel state information and combined channel quality indicator in wireless communication systems: Embodiments of methods and apparatus for estimating a channel state information (CSI) and a channel quality indicator (CQI) of a frame; determining a combined CSI and a combined CQI of the frame; and transmitting the CSI and the combined CQI are disclosed. Additional variants and embodiments are also disclosed.... Agent:

20120052903 - Method and apparatus for power control: A power control method is provided, which is applicable to the communication field. The method includes: obtaining power headroom information of an aggregated carrier of a User Equipment (UE), where the aggregated carrier includes at least one component carrier group and at least one first carrier, or includes at least... Agent:

20120052904 - Method for configuring transmit power of sounding reference signal, network device and ue: The present invention provides two methods for configuring transmit power of sounding reference signal (SRS), a network device and a UE. One of the methods includes: with a network device, determining SRS transmit power parameters according to power level of signal previously sent from a UE received by each cell... Agent: China Academy Of Telecommunications Technology

20120052902 - Method of power control: In a cellular radio system the power control status of a mobile station is used in the base stations to generate power control commands. Hereby a radio base station can select a power control method that is optimal for the situation at hand. This is obtained by communicating power control... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120052905 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling operation of the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the operation of the mobile terminal are provided. The method according to one embodiment includes connecting a call between the mobile terminal and a counterpart mobile terminal; preparing a brain wave sensor and determining a state of mind of a user based... Agent:

20120052906 - Synchronization of multiple processors in a multi-mode wireless communication device: A multi-mode communication device is disclosed and includes a host baseband processor configured to operate in a first communications system of a plurality of communications systems, and a baseband co-processor configured to operate in a second communications system of the plurality of communications systems. The second communications system is different... Agent:

20120052907 - Hands-free, eyes-free mobile device for in-car use: In one embodiment, a method determines an event at a mobile device and a movement value for a speed of movement of the mobile device based on the event. The movement value is compared to a threshold. If the movement value has passed the threshold, the method enables a mode... Agent: Sensory, Incorporated

20120052909 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed, by which a user can control a mobile terminal and each device connected to the mobile terminal using a speech via the mobile terminal while the mobile terminal and external digital devices are connected together via a prescribed interface. The present... Agent:

20120052908 - Pico projector device used with mobile phone: A pico projector device used with a mobile phone is disclosed. The pico projector device used with a mobile phone includes: a housing; a connector, partially exposed from the housing, for connecting with the mobile phone; and a pico projector module, provided in the housing, for projecting an image under... Agent: Walsin Lihwa Corporation

20120052910 - Audio port communication and power device: One embodiment is a communication device comprising a host device comprised of software and an audio connector input; a peripheral device comprised of an analog and digital processor, a card reader and an audio connector output; and an audio connector line connecting said audio connector output and said audio connector... Agent: Id Tech

20120052914 - Authenticating multiple devices simultaneously over a wireless link using a single subscriber identity module: A system and method for allowing mobile devices to simultaneously access a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) are disclosed. The SIM contains a wireless transceiver, and the SIM may be located within a mobile phone, or it may be a stand-alone device. The mobile devices use a wireless protocol, such as... Agent: Toshiba America Research, Inc. (tari)

20120052913 - Cell phone having air card and/or wifi card: A combination Air card, Wi-Fi card, and cellular telephone. The combination includes a housing, an Air card, a Wi-Fi card, a cellular telephone, and apparatus. The Air card and the Wi-Fi card are contained in the housing. The cellular telephone is contained in and on, and operates from, the housing.... Agent:

20120052912 - Method for calling phone number and mobile phone using the same: A method for calling a phone number is used on a mobile phone capable of receiving a first subscriber identity module (SIM) card and a second SIM card. The mobile phone may correlate the phone number with either of the first SIM card and the second SIM card. A display... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120052911 - Network selection for user equipment with multiple universal subscriber identity modules: Wireless communication in a radio access network may be implemented in a manner where a user equipment (UE) with multiple Universal Subscriber Identity Modules (USIMs) selects a system based on the system's preference status among the USIMs of the UE. A system that is home to all the UE's USIMs... Agent:

20120052915 - Method and apparatus for operating call function of portable terminal: A method for operating a call function of a portable terminal that may simply execute a call function while operating various applications, and intuitively provide a call relation interface, and an apparatus thereof, are provided. The method for operating a call function, includes displaying a call interface in which a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120052920 - Mobile phone: A mobile phone is disclosed. The mobile phone includes a touch panel, a correspondence execution determination part, and a correspondence selection part. The correspondence execution determination part determines whether or not to correspond with respect to an incoming call from other telephone, in response to an input from the touch... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120052917 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes displaying a 3D user interface including at least one 3D object on a display unit, selecting at least one stereoscopic region from the 3D user interface by a first input via a user input unit, displaying at... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120052918 - Mobile terminal and method of managing display of an icon in a mobile terminal: A mobile terminal is provided. According to one embodiment, the mobile terminal includes: a display for displaying a folder icon corresponding to at least one application; a communication unit for receiving update information corresponding at least partially to the at least one application; and a controller for controlling the display... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120052921 - Mobile terminal and multi-touch based method for controlling list data output for the same: A mobile terminal including a multi-touch based system method for controlling list data output and a method for the same. The mobile terminal is capable of controlling list data output and includes: a touchscreen for generating various multi-touch events. The mobile terminal further includes a storage unit for storing lists... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120052916 - Mobile wireless communications device having frequency selective grounding and related method: A mobile wireless communications device includes a portable housing having a metallic front housing forming a peripheral sidewall as a metallic ring. A circuit board is carried by the portable housing and forms a chassis ground plane. A wireless communications circuit is carried by a circuit board. An antenna circuit... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120052919 - Portable communication device: A portable communication device comprises a cover part in which the existing front cover part and the battery cover part are integrally formed with each other. The portable communication device includes a battery pack; a window; a keypad; a printed circuit board with an LCD module; an LCD bracket for... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120052922 - Devices, systems, and methods for notification of events on a wireless communication device: Devices, systems and methods are disclosed which relate to a wearable alert device that emits a physical stimulation upon receiving a signal from a wireless communication device. The wireless communication device is in wireless communication with the wearable alert device, and the wireless communication device sends alerts to the wearable... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120052923 - Mobile terminal and wireless charging method thereof: Disclosed is a mobile terminal and a wireless charging method thereof, in which when the mobile terminal performs a wireless charging of a battery using induced current generated from a charging pad, whether the terminal is in a vibration mode is checked, and if so, the vibration mode is changed... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120052924 - Headset with a pivoting microphone arm and speaker: A compact lightweight communication device 100 comprising a wireless headset 102 or wireless earset 104 can be provided for wireless communication, to a mobile phone or other wireless electronic communication device 106. The user friendly communication device 100 can have a pivotable boom 146 providing an arm with one and... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120052925 - System and method for making a call via speakerphone in a mobile device: A system and method for making a call in a speakerphone mode in a mobile device including a number of loudspeakers are provided. The system includes a sensor for detecting an orientation of the mobile device, and a controller for activating part or all of the number of loudspeakers, according... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120052926 - Variable capacitance integrated electronic circuit module: A digitally controlled variable capacitance integrated electronic circuit module (100) comprises a set of basic cells in a matrix arrangement. Each basic cell itself comprises a functional block (11) which can be switched between two individual capacitance values, a control block (12), and a control junction connecting the control block... Agent:

20120052928 - Method and apparatus for reducing standby power consumption of a handheld communication system: A method for managing operation of a device, the method including performing using one or more processors and/or circuits in a handheld device, the one or more processors and/or circuits including a control device and one or more other devices, functions including receiving from the control device, one or more... Agent:

20120052927 - System and method for managing mobile device power supply: A system for managing power supply of a mobile device, includes a random access memory, a storage device, and a battery. The random access memory will not store information therein without power. The storage device can store information therein regardless of power supplied to the storage device. The storage device... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120052929 - Interactive phone case: An interactive device has a plastic case for a mobile phone has graphics printed on the reverse side of a clear plastic film using non-conductive color inks. Electronic capacitive touch sensors are patterned and printed with conductive inks on a second plastic film in positions corresponding to individual graphic objects.... Agent:

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